The Board of Regents recognizes 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 cybersecurity technology infrastructure consisting of a cybersecurity 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 a cybersecurity organization and architecture for support of cybersecurity across the USG and support of activities between institutions. The USG chief information security officer shall maintain cybersecurity implementation guidelines that USG organizations should consider in the development of their individualized cybersecurity plans.
A department within the USG’s Administration Division, Cybersecurity represents the University System to the federal, state, and local government entities, higher education, private industry, and others on security-related matters. Cybersecurity is committed to securing the University System’s information assets toward creating a more educated and secure Georgia.