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Data Security

Definition overview

1 Definition

The protection of data from unauthorised use, access disclosure and destruction, as well as the prevention of unwanted changes that can affect the integrity of data. Ensuring data security requires paying attention to physical security, network security and security of computer systems and files.

2 References

UniSQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

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Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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