Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
***If you do not have a written security plan you are not compliant***
“PII is information that can be used to distinguish a person’s identity, e.g., name, social security number, biometric data, etc., alone, or when combined with other personal data, linked or linkable to a specific person, such as date and place of birth, mother’s maiden name, etc.”
Schools that participate in the FSA programs are required to follow Federal Trade Commission regulations. This means that all schools MUST develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive information security program that includes administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to achieve the following objectives:
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