Student data covers almost all data relating to student records, other than basic directory information (e.g., name, email, department). Any other identifiers, such as grades, scores, course registration details, etc., are considered sensitive.
Broadly, essential IT resources in Ivan Allen College can be divided into 3 categories:
This document is meant as an overview of IAC IT's activities for purposes of describing the group to anyone needing an introduction to the group and its work.
The IAC IT team is comprised (alphabetically) of:
- Prioritization of systems -- the following documents prioritization for bringing IAC systems back online:
- NAS file server -- would be done in coordination with OIT engineers because this is managed by OIT and provided as a service to IAC
- IAC Virtual server infrastructure
- Individual IAC workstations
- Alternate resources and locations where IAC systems can be brought back online
For network printers, Ivan Allen College uses print quota software to set printing limits and thus reduce printing costs.
Quota levels vary by school and student level. All students start with an initial allotment of 50 pages/month. The following allotments add to this initial amount:
Whenever possible, it is our goal to limit our computer purchasing to a small number of different brands and models. We believe this strategy will allow us to meet IAC's IT needs while at the same time maintaining an efficient, supportable IT environment for maximum availability.
We also realize that, in some cases, there may be a compelling reason to purchase a non-standard computer model. For example, if our standard vendor does not offer a certain functionality in their product line, purchasing from another vendor makes sense.