The Data Classification Table is meant to describe the confidentiality of the data in question, and does not factor in the integrity or availability requirements in its rating. Note that if a piece of data fits into more than one category it is considered to be the highest of those classes.
This Data Classification Table was created by the NYU IT Office of Information Security (OIS) and adopted by the Data Protection Risk Analysis Project Team. For questions, including from global locations, regarding its contents, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Local privacy laws and regulations may vary at NYU's global locations; please check with OIS to determine that you are safeguarding the data appropriately.
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Data whose unauthorized
access or loss could
seriously or adversely
affect NYU, a partner, or
Data with a less high level
of importance, but that
should be protected from
All other non-public data
not included in the
Restricted or Protected
All public data
Examples to illustrate Items marked with an * above.
For all questions pertaining to the data classification table, please contact the NYU IT Office of Information Security (OIS) at email@example.com.
Effective Date Supersedes N/A Issuing Authority Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Responsible Officer NYU IT Office of Information Security