Management Guide for Information Security

The University of California ten-campus system provides its faculty, students, and staff with electronic resources to support and advance the University's missions of teaching, research, and public service and to conduct the University's business operations. This Guide was developed to assist campus individuals with protecting University information assets. The Guide identifies a range of strategies to create a more secure electronic environment for the University’s academic, business, and healthcare operations. It includes links to applicable University policies and guidelines and to helpful resources and tools.

Statement of Guiding Principles

The University of California is committed to high standards of excellence for management of its electronic information resources and therefore endorses information technology management practices that uphold principles of academic freedom, shared governance, open access, and privacy.

Consistent with the University Statement of Ethical Values and Standards of Ethical Conduct, all members of the University community are accountable for compliance with University policies and procedures for management of electronic information resources over which they have jurisdiction or control.

The information compiled on this Web site is intended to help University members understand how to play their part in managing and safeguarding electronic information resources.  See the links below for applicable University policies, guidelines, and sets of recommended practices.

Announcement Letter

Management Guide