University of Rochester

Office of the Vice President for IT

Mobile Computing Device Security Standards - iPhone and iPad Devices


Click here to watch a video on how to set up your security settings on an iPhone or iPad.


Directions on “how to” set your security settings with an iPhone or iPad


  1. Choose the settings icon



2.Choose the general icon in your settings



3.Choose the passcode lock option in the general settings section



4.You will need to turn on the passcode option (Enter a passcode twice. Initial and then verification)

5.Turn on and or set require passcode – set to immediately

6.Simple passcode - Your choice (difficult option is recommended)

7.Turn on erase data (all data will be erased after 10 unsuccessful tries)

IT Policy

Acceptable Use

Confidentiality Statement

Copyright and File-Sharing

Credit Card Policy

Email Use Policy

Mobile Computing Device Standards

Multifunctional Devices and Copiers

Record Retention Policy

SSN/PII Policy