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    Information Security Incident Handling Policy


    Policy Statement

    The purpose of this policy is to provide the framework in which information security incidents will be handled.


    Reason for Policy

    This policy governs the actions required for reporting or responding to security incidents involving Adelphi information and/or information technology resources to ensure effective and consistent reporting and handling of such events.


    Who Is Governed by this Policy

    All end-user and application management accounts on computerized information systems operated by or on behalf of Adelphi University.


    Policy

    1. Information security incidents will be handled by a team that is directed by the Information Security Officer. In order to stay aligned with global best practices, the team will be referenced as Adelphi University Computer Security Incident Response Team (Adelphi-CSIRT).
    2. Incidents must be explicitly declared by the Information Security Officer and will be documented appropriately.
    3. All contacts with members of the press must be channeled through the Director of Media Affairs.

    Enforcement

    Any employee found to have violated this policy may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

    Deviation From This Policy

    Deviation from this policy is allowed after approval by the Chief Information Officer.


    Definitions

    This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Forms

    This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Related Information

    This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Contacts

    Chief Information Officer
    Office of Information Technology
    p – 516.877.3340                                                                  

    Dr. Kees Leune
    p – 516.877.8178
    e – leune@adelphi.edu


    Document History

    • Last Reviewed Date: Fall 2017
    • Last Revised Date: Fall 2017
    • Policy Origination Date: October 7, 2009                

    Who Approved This Policy

    Office of Information Technology

     

    Schools/Departments:

  • Office of Information Technology
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  • Technology
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