Cybersecurity

Operations Division

Committed to securing the University System’s information assets

The Board of Regents recognizes information created, collected, or distributed using technology by the Ƶ (Ƶ) 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, Ƶ 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 Ƶ information assets.

The Ƶ Chief Information Security Officer shall develop and maintain a cybersecurity organization and architecture for support of cybersecurity across the Ƶ and support of activities between institutions. The Ƶ chief information security officer shall maintain cybersecurity implementation guidelines that Ƶ organizations should consider in the development of their individualized cybersecurity plans.

A department within the Ƶ’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.