The Board of Regents recognizes that information created, collected, or distributed using technology by the University System of Georgia (USG) organizations is a valuable asset and must be protected from unauthorized disclosure, modification, or destruction. The degree of protection needed is based on the nature of the resource and its intended use. Therefore, USG organizations shall create and maintain an internal information security technology infrastructure consisting of an information security organization and program that ensures the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of all USG information assets.
The USG Chief Information Security Officer shall develop and maintain an information security organization and architecture for support of information security across the USG and support of activities between institutions. The USG chief information security officer shall maintain information security implementation guidelines that USG organizations should consider in the development of their individualized information security plans.
A department of USG’s Information Technology Services(ITS), Information Security and ePrivacy, represents the University System to the federal, state, and local government entities, higher education, private industry, and others on security-related matters. Information Security and ePrivacy is committed to securing the University System’s information assets toward creating a more educated and secure Georgia.