Abuse

How is Information Technology abuse defined?

An Information Technology incident is loosely defined as a violation of the law, constitutes harassment, violates regulatory requirements, violates Sac State policy, compromises University data or that of any person, or involves the unexpected disruption of University services.

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What are some examples that could fall under IT abuse?

Examples of possible IT abuse include accessing your computer or your data without permission or authority, hacking a University system, using University IT resources to hack into any non-University computer system, using University IT resources to harass or threaten someone, or violating state or federal regulations with University IT resources.

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How do I report abuse?

Complete and submit an Incident Report. This report can be found on the Information Security Office (ISO) webpage. The standard response to most reported incidents is 2 hours.

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