Dual Homed Network Policy
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Guests, Alumni
The purpose of this policy is to minimize potential exposure to the University from unauthorized access to the University’s IT Resources with multiple network interfaces.
This IT policy, and all policies referenced herein, shall apply to all members of the University community, including faculty, students, administrative officials, staff, alumni, authorized guests, delegates, and independent contractors (the “User(s)” or “you”) who use, access, or otherwise employ, locally or remotely, the University’s IT Resources, whether individually controlled, shared, stand-alone, or networked.
The use of multiple network interfaces into a single computer to facilitate “dual-homed” or “multi-homed” connectivity is prohibited.
Dual Homing is defined as having concurrent connectivity to more than one network from a computer or network device.
IT Resources include computing, networking, communications, application, and telecommunications systems, infrastructure, hardware, software, data, databases, personnel, procedures, physical facilities, cloud-based vendors, Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors, and any related materials and services.
|Responsible Person:||Senior Director, IT Security Operations and Assurance|
|Approval Date:||May 16, 2017|
|1.1||5/23/2018||Updated disclaimer, scope, and definitions|
|1.2||06/06/2020||Updated purpose statement|
|1.3||07/25/2023||Updated policy statement|
Policy Disclaimer Statement
Deviations from policies, procedures, or guidelines published and approved by Information Security and Assurance (ISA) may only be done cooperatively between ISA and the requesting entity with sufficient time to allow for appropriate risk analysis, documentation, and possible presentation to authorized University representatives. Failure to adhere to ISA written policies may be met with University sanctions.