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Recommended IT Practices

Data Security

Ensure that only authorized individuals are allowed access to data residing on University of Houston corporate computer systems.

If your workplace is in a high-traffic area, be careful about the information you leave accessible on computer screens, printers, desks, walls, and bulletin boards.

Choose passwords that are easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess.

Ensure that you have a proper firewall configured and turned on.

If you need to report incidents that may involve abuse of university computer systems, you can send email to

If you need to report illegal or questionable incidents, you can send email to