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Data Storage

Data Handling Matrix

ASU information and applications are stored and deployed in an ever-increasingly complex set of technologies. This document describes the options available to ASU departments as they consider where to store various types of sensitive and highly sensitive data.

Data Handling Matrix

Encryption Information

Encryption plays a key role in keeping information safe by ensuring that it can't be obtained through theft or eavesdropping. Sensitive information should be encrypted in storage and in transit -- meaning, both where it sits and where you send it. 

Encryption Information

UTO Data Center Services

ASU Colleges and Departments can have their physical servers placed in the UTO Data Center. This service provides multiple benefits, including physical security, 24 hour staffing, assistance with best practices on server security, and redundant power and cooling.   Physical security in a controlled data center environment helps protect against unauthorized access or exposure of university information.   More information on how to place your server in the UTO data center is available here.