How to Classify Research Data

Appropriately protecting research data is a fundamental obligation warranted by the research community's underlying commitments to: the providers and sources of the data, uphold the efficacy of the campus' research mission, and to prevent financial or reputational damages to the University.

To protect research data appropriately and effectively, researchers must understand and carry out their responsibilities related to data security. The first step towards that goal is to identify the appropriate data classification, which defines the necessary security control requirements for protecting...