A database is a collection of data that is organized so that its contents can easily be accessed, managed, and updated. Typically, the term database refers to the use of special software which organizes data in a specific, and often proprietary, format.
A Data Owner is the individual(s) that can authorize or deny access to certain data, and is responsible for its creation, accuracy, integrity, and timeliness.
Network Storage is the data storage location managed by Computer Network Center and is commonly referred to as having a drive letter H: and G:, or is storage location setup specifically for a special type of system, such as software which utilizes database technology.
includes all types of devices which store data, such as flash drives, Optical Discs (CD, Blue-Ray or DVD), MP3 players, Memory cards (CompactFlash card, Secure Digital card, Memory Stick), PDAs, externally connected hard drives, floppy disks, electromagnetic tape, or the like.
Data Classified as Critical at IU refers to any data of which the compromise with respect to confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability could have a material adverse effect on University interest or the privacy to which individuals are entitled. Examples of data classified as Critical at IU include social security numbers, credit card numbers, medical or mental health records, certain forms of professional/client privilege, and certain types of institutional data. See Classifications of Institutional Data.