Keeping Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on your computer is a security risk. Learn the different types of PII that may be located on your computer and download software that can help you remove it
Applies To: Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents
Last Updated: November 20, 2020
What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?
Never give out your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) unless you are certain that the recipient of your PII is legitimate.
PII includes your:
- Username and password
- Answers to security questions
- Account numbers
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Credit card information
- Home address
- Mother’s maiden name
- Date of birth
- Medical records
Removing PII from Your Computer
Keeping PII on your computer is a security risk. You can use the tools on our IT System Safety Tips page to scan and remove PII from your computer.
Still need help?
Contact the School’s IT Department