Misuse of Computerized Identification Information (CID)
It shall be the operating procedure of Information Technology Services (ITS) to investigate all claims made by NIU faculty, staff, students, or affiliates of misuse or theft of CID information such as images, contact information, etc., and to report same to the appropriate NIU authorities (e.g., Student Judicial Office, Public Safety, University Legal Services, etc).
Reporting by complainant
All instances of misuse of CID information shall be reported to IT Security via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone to the ITS Helpdesk at 1-815-753-8100. Complainants shall be instructed to report instances of misuse accordingly.
Upon receiving a report of possible misuse of CID information, IT Security shall request all relevant, available information from the individual reporting the misuse and commence an investigation which shall include, but not be limited too: examining mail headers, finding DNS registrant information, and finding IP block registration information.
Reporting by IT Security
Completed investigations of misuse of CID information shall be documented and reported to the appropriate university office or official, (e.g., Student Judicial Office, Public Safety, University Legal Services, etc).