Section: Information Technology
Policy Number: 923Responsible Office: Information Technology
Effective Date: 5/1/19Revised: 5/1/19
The purpose of this policy is to set practices for establishing the mandatory requirements for the installation, configuration, and implementation of information technology systems throughout the St. John’s University (St. John’s).
This policy only applies to St. John's University Information Technology (IT) department. Therefore, all University information systems may not be covered by this policy. Adherence to this policy helps safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the University’s information assets, and protects the interest of the University, its customers, personnel and business partners.
Configuration management focuses on establishing and maintaining consistency between a system’s functional attributes and its requirements throughout its life cycle. This policy sets the guidance for St. John’s to ensure that configurations are properly controlled and maintained accurately for the successful delivery of services.
Adherence to this policy ensures that the following aspects are properly addressed:
The following are the definitions relevant to the policy:
The University 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 and 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 the University.