Compliance is Everyone's Responsibility


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Faculty, Staff and Students are all encouraged to toughen and tighten up as much of their personal and work environments as they can, with the idea that if each user does so; the result is an overall almost impermeable barrier to attack. Compliance is everyone’s responsibility.

To preserve the opportunity for all in the community to enjoy uninterrupted service availability, each individual faculty member, staff member, and student must comply with institutional and external standards for acceptable use of these resources.

The following links provide short, but important management tasks campus users can use for their reference. Click the appropriate link below to bring you to the resource.


End User – Self managed (University) system(s)

End User – Departmentally managed system(s)


Where possible campus end users should capitalize on automated centralized services, developed to help balance, creative freedom whilst addressing issues frequently faced when tackling system management individually.

Additional IT Policy and standards are available for your reference at: http://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/university-it-policy.