Computer Security

All directories, files, data programs, mail, etc., located on the college-owned computer systems are the property of Midlands Technical College. The college’s computer resources are provided to support the education of students and perform the administrative functions of the college. The use of college computing resources to produce data, programs, reports and other information for personal gain is prohibited. The systems manager will monitor all activity and the contents of directories to ensure appropriate use.

The Academic Affairs unit will function as manager of all computing products created by students. These products include, but will not be limited to, computer programs, files, directories, data and printouts. Students who illegally access computer files or otherwise abuse computing resources and privileges will be subject to discipline under college guidelines and will be subject, as well, to appropriate civil and criminal action. (Please also consult Appendix IV: Guidelines for Responsible Computer Use.)

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