Section: Information Technology
Policy Number: 920Responsible Office: Information Technology
Effective Date: 5/1/19Revised: 5/1/19; 6/11/20
Adherence to this policy ensures that all known systems, software, hardware, and information assets are protected according to their value and sensitivity to St. John’s University (St. John’s).
This policy is applicable to the St. John’s Information Technology (IT) department, but its scope covers the entire University Community. Adherence to this policy helps safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of St. John’s information assets, and protects the interest of St. John’s, its customers, personnel, and business partners.
St. John’s computing resources are formally acknowledged, and ownership is assigned to maintain accountability to ensure a formal accounting of all known systems, software, hardware, and information assets and facilitate the protection of these assets according to their value and sensitivity to St. John’s. The confidentiality, integrity and availability of St. John’s physical and electronic information assets are safeguarded according to defined classifications.
St. John’s has an inventory of and manages all hardware and software systems:
The following are definitions relevant to the policy:
St. John’s reserves the right to audit networks and systems on a periodic basis to ensure compliance with this policy. Instances of non-compliance must be presented to, reviewed, and approved by the CIO, the Director of Information Security, or the equivalent officer(s).
All breaches of information security, actual or suspected, must be reported to, and investigated by the CIO and the Director of Information Security.
Those who violate security policies, standards, or security procedures are subject to disciplinary action up to and including loss of computer access and appropriate disciplinary actions as determined by St. John’s.