FERPA, HIPAA & GLBA
Federal laws that require the confidentiality of information include:
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which protects the educational records of all students.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) which requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information.
The Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) which requires financial institutions to protect the security and confidentiality of customer information.
Additional information on confidential information is available on the Security website.