Information Security & Privacy Policy

Protecting Harvard's data is a responsibility shared by all members of the HBS community.

Faculty and staff must educate themselves on how to recognize and protect the information entrusted to us, including but not limited to:

  • Credit card numbers

  • Social Security numbers and Driver’s License numbers

  • Bank account information

  • Student data

  • Financial information

  • Human resource information

  • Health information

  • Research data

Definitions and Responsibilities:

HBS Policy:

For more information on what is confidential information, how to protect it and understanding your responsibilities, see the HBS Information Security & Privacy Web Site.

Breach of Data:

To report a breach or suspected breach of information, contact: