News from the University Data Management Council

Tech tips for returning to campus

July 20, 2021

As you gear up for returning to campus in August, here are a few tech tips for consideration. Read more »

Remote work safety tips

April 29, 2021

As many of us continue to work from home or a remote location, it is important to remain vigilant in our security practices and to safeguard the data we manage on a daily basis. Read more »

Fireform approved for critical data

August 27, 2020

The data stewards recently approved Fireform for collection of critical data with the exception of PCI (credit card, banking payment card industry) data. Read more »

New Institutional Storage Request Form is available

July 30, 2020

In preparation for the Box retirement, we have new storage services available for institutional data in both the Microsoft and Google environments. To request a new storage location for upcoming projects, you may submit a request using the form at We do recommend consulting with your IT Pro first to see if they have already setup new storage locations for your department. Read more »

Zoom Security and Recording Guidance

April 17, 2020

Zoom at IU offers several features and options that can help you maintain the integrity of your Zoom meeting or webinar. For tips to help secure your Zoom meeting and for additional information about recording and securing HIPAA and FERPA protected information, see the KB article: Prevent Zoombombing using Zoom privacy and security features. Read more »