Information Assets

Information at Becker College is classified into four categories, including:

  • Level 1 data includes a person's first and last name, or first initial and last name combined with their Social Security Number, Driver's License Number, Financial account number, health care or biometric data.
  • Level 2 data includes confidential information such as date of birth, place of birth, employment records, salary, etc.
  • Level 3 data includes information that requires protection from unauthorized use such as finances, legal matters, faculty grade worksheets, white page information, etc. that is not classified as Level 1 or 2.
  • Level 4 data includes information that resides in the public domain like content and images on Becker’s public web sites.

The above are just a few examples of data elements by level. For the full details and recommendations on usage, please refer to Becker’s Data Classification Policy.