Section 901 Information Security

Effective: 3/14/11
Last Revised:
Responsible Office: Information Technologies
Date Last Reviewed by Responsible Office:  06/20/2023

Policy Statement

The Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System establishes this information security policy in support of the mission and goals of the University of Maine System (“UMS”) and all component entities thereof. The objective of this information security policy is to convey the Board’s direction for the appropriate use and protection of UMS information assets and to specify the requirements for protecting those information assets.

This Policy applies to all UMS faculty, staff, employees, contractors, consultants, business partners and anyone who accesses or possesses UMS information assets.

Compliance with this policy and all supporting standards is mandatory. The Policy shall be published and communicated to all employees, students, and others permitted access to UMS information assets and shall be reviewed annually, or more frequently as significant changes occur in the UMS environment, to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness.

Related Documents:

See full version of the Information Security Policy
See full version of the Information Security Standards