College of FAA: Understanding Illinois Desktop and Laptop Standards

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Technology Services at FAA is here to provide information and automated tools to make everyone's job easier when it comes to using technology. One area we can help you is in understanding the University of Illinois standards and guidelines for securing University-owned desktop and laptop computers.

  • Standards are requirements that must be met by anyone using a University-owned system.
  • Guidelines are strongly recommended to ensure security of data.

Main Ideas from the Standards


Campus and Technology Services at FAA realize that not everything can fit into the campus standards. They have created a process to approve any exceptions that may be needed.