Facebook - Google Drive - USB drive and more (banned) for government employees during work


In order to tackle incidents of data leaks and hacking, the Union home ministry has issued strict policy guidelines for government employees on usage of internet and social media. The new rules enforced by the National Information Security Policy & Guidelines (NISPG) are said to be aimed at preventing compromise of sensitive data due to the carelessness of government employees like storing confidential data on cloud services. The new 24-page MHA note reviewed by economic times (ET) also restricts government employees from using social media on their work phones or computers. Here is everything you need to know about this new policy.

?1. The new policy is applicable to all personnel who have access to government data : The policy applies to all personnel, including employees, contractual staff, consultants, partners, third-party staff who manage, operate and support information systems, facilities, communication networks and information created, accessed, stored and processed by or on behalf of the government.

2. ?The new policy bans government employees from taking away a USB device out of office without proper authorisation

3. ?Using Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms banned on official phones, PCs
: Government employees have been directed not to use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and others on official devices including mobiles, PCs and laptops.

4. ??Bans Google drive, Dropbox, iCloud and other cloud services to store classified data : No classified information of government can be stored on private cloud services like Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud and others. The note warns that doing so may make employees liable for penal action in case of data leakage.

5. As per the MHA note, classified information should not be communicated via emails

6. No official email account should be accessed from public Wi-Fi connections.

7. Sensitive data can only be stored on organisation-allocated removable storage media for work purposes

8. ?Shares best practices for government officials using home Wi-Fi

 

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