Friday, February 19, 2016

The UI's next priority for mobile encryption is to address USB-attached storage drives. UI Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Steve Fleagle and his counterparts at Iowa State and the University of Northern Iowa and proposed concentrating encryption efforts on administrative units that routinely deal with Level III sensitive data and recommending mitigation tools for other campus units.

The state IT auditor approved this approach, and the schools are now working to develop a policy and implementation plan to meet the June deadline for this Board of Regents requirement.