Data protection refers to protecting the privacy of individuals when, for example, processing personal data. The operation of the universities of applied sciences requires collecting and storing personal data, and LAB University of Applied Sciences is committed to comply legislation concerning the processing of the personal data in its operations.
The quality of information security is an essential part of university functions and services. Information security must be processed both manually and digitally during data's life cycle. Especially in departments that handle sensitive data, the security must be taken carefully. The institutions's goal is to secure information, information systems, services and information network and to prevent either their illegal usage, unintended or intended information destruction, or distortion.