Your tablet, smart phone, or e-reader is easy to use around campus because it is portable. However, it also carries a risk of being lost, stolen or misplaced. In addition, such devices may have weak authentication mechanisms that can be compromised or easily disabled. The risk to you and The University of South Florida is even greater if the device can access and store confidential data, or what the University has defined as sensitive data. See the USF Health Standards and Policies
In order to help mitigate the risk, we provide guidance on actions you should take to protect your own data and that of others.
USF Health requires all USF owned mobile devices to have Airwatch mobile device management software installed. Contact Technology Services for installation. This software enables departments to customize software and policy needs for their department to be upload to their devices. See Airwatch for more information on this software.
Disable wireless access, such as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, etc., when not in use to prevent unauthorized wireless access to the device.