Information Security Office
The Information Security Office coordinates a System-wide Information Security Program and services for all of our campuses to safeguard the University's information assets against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage or loss.
Our Key Responsibilities include:
Establishing appropriate UH System-wide policies, standards and guidelines for data and physical security safeguards pertaining to information systems.
Reviewing and recommending the implementation of data security software that provides controlled access and use of sensitive application systems, database management systems, computer operating systems, communication networks and computer hardware.
Providing consultation into technical and application development efforts involving computer data security and integrity issues.
Providing a forum for review, counsel, education and communication of computer security administration procedures.
Maintaining awareness of existing and proposed legislation and regulatory laws pertaining to information system security.
Participation in investigations of information security violations.
On-going security awareness efforts to educate employees and students on best practices to protect University data and systems.