Technology Security Responsibilities for College Employees
The College of New Jersey 's Internet and Information Technology Security Program has been established in recognition of The College's dependence upon computer-based services and the special problems involved in securing them.
Because of this dependence and the embedding of Internet and Information Technology systems into virtually every college function and process, Internet and Information Technology Security cannot be viewed as a minor technical matter falling under the exclusive purview of the information processing community. To the contrary, the vital function of the computer and the potential impact upon The College's security shortcomings make Internet and Information Technology Security a serious concern of all levels of The College’s management.
This section prescribes responsibilities for all levels of The College's management, support staff, and committees in order to assure successful compliance to The College's Internet and Information Technology Security Program.
- The Cabinet of The College of New Jersey is responsible for the establishment of The College's Internet and Information Technology Security Program and for ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations, laws, and statutes.
- They provide the resources for the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, plans, and procedures to manage the overall Internet and Information Technology Security Program of The College.
Directors, Deans and Mid-Level Managers
- Directors, deans, and mid-level managers of The College are responsible for the compliance of the security guidelines and for the secure operation of their Internet and Information Technology systems activities and privileges within their areas. They must ensure that all responsible actions are taken to guarantee this security.
- Each director/dean/manager has the general responsibility for security within his/her areas of control.
Individual Faculty and Staff Members
- Each person should be held accountable for the security of his or her job-related activities and computer privileges.
- Staff members are responsible for adhering to The College's Internet and Information Technology Security policies, procedures, and guidelines. They may also assist in the identification of security vulnerabilities and violations that have, or would, decrease The College's security posture.
*Endorsed by the Information Technology Planning Council 11/06