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Data Warehouse Explorer term indicating how sensitive the data is.

There are four levels of sensitivity of data at MIT:

  • Public: This data is not sensitive at all, and can be freely shared with anyone.
  • MIT Only: This data can be used only within the MIT community. This data must not be shared beyond the MIT community.
  • Sensitive: This data is sensitive, and should only be used by individuals who need it to perform their job. Special access controls should be in place for this type of data.
  • Extremely Sensitive: This data is of the highest sensitivity. EXTREME caution should be used whenever dealing with this type of data. Paper documents with this data on it should be shredded. This classification is reserved for relatively few types of data.

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Data Warehouse


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Last Modified:

December 28, 2015

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