Information Security


University Information Security Policy and Implementation Guidance

If you are a Head of Division, Head of Department or Faculty Board Chair, you are responsible for ensuring that your division, department or faculty adheres to the key areas of University information security policy presented below. To help you understand what is required of you in each area, we have broken the information down as follows:

  • What you are responsible for under University policy
  • What needs to happen for you to meet those responsibilities
  • Practical guidance for IT and other staff on how to implement the policy

Remember, information security is not just an IT issue and your senior management group should be aware of incidents, risks and other issues relating to information security within your division, department or faculty,

Quick Reference Guides

If you want to do a quick check-list of your responsibilities, use our handy quick reference guide.

You can also download a copy of the University Information Security Policy.

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