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Computer Security & Policy

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The reliance on computer resources in the past two decades has emphasized the importance of the security of computers and the information stored and used by them.

There is a great need for security: the University's computers need to be protected from hackers and from unscheduled downtime. There is also a great need for privacy: the information that individuals store on computers ought to be confidential. The mission of the Computer Security & Policy group is to create an environment in which the community's need to protect information is balanced with the community's need for privacy.

Boston College is a participating member of InCommon Federation.

Contact Information

David Escalante
(617) 552-6909

For after-hours issues, please contact the Operations Desk at 617-552-2386, and they can page the appropriate people.


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