OIT Computer Use Regulation and Copyright Responsibilities Training

OIT Computer Use Regulation and Copyright Responsibilities Training will be offered from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Room B 16-B of the Hillsborough Building.

All OIT staff members are required to attend a review of NC State’s Computer Use Policies. These sessions will be offered periodically to allow new employees to attend. 

Topics covered include:

Regulatory Limitations

  • User Accounts  
  • Guest Accounts
  • Federal & State Laws
  • State Policies
  • Email / Network Data  
  • Confidential Passwords
  • Work-Related Access to Business Information
  • Limits on Access & Storage
  • Sender Identification  
  • Computer Registration

Personal Use 

  • Limits of Personal Use for Authorized Users

File Sharing  

  • What is file sharing?
  • What are some popular file sharing applications?
  • Are there legal uses of file sharing applications? What are they?  
  • What happens if I’m caught doing illegal file sharing at work?
  • Why is file sharing potentially unsafe?

Use of Computing Facilities for Commercial, Advertising, and Broadcast Purposes

  • Paid Advertising
  • User Advertising / Broadcast Emails
  • University Trademarks

Violation of Policy  

  • Employees  
  • Students
  • Sanctions

Application of Public Records Law

Additional Rules