15.17 – Employee Access to Data and Potential Conflict of Interest

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Scope: NMSU System

Source: ARP Chapter 15 | Information Management and Data Security

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Revision History:

2017 Recompilation, formerly Rule

A. Purpose

This Rule specifies the authorization requirements for NMSU employees who have access to the university’s central computing systems, and through those systems, access to wide-ranging types of data that creates the potential for conflicts of interest


B. Rule

In order to mitigate the risk of conflict of interest, any employee who has update/modify capabilities to data, where those capabilities may result in a conflict of interest, must obtain authorization from the appropriate data custodian.  The data custodian is authorized to grant employee access based on job responsibility.