Third Party Hosting

Externally hosted solutions (often referred to as "cloud services") can offer flexible, cost-effective and scalable means of fulfilling the University's requirements for storage, sharing and processing of digital data.

However, the use of cloud services entails transmitting and entrusting third parties with potentially sensitive data, and carries risks that should be carefully considered and managed. These guidelines provide a common process and a template for performing a consistent risk assessment of cloud services.

Third Party Hosting Security checklist