Information Security

Administrative Rule
Council: Administrative Services Council
Board Policy Reference: CS, Information Security
Effective date: 08/30/22

Value  Statement

The Austin Community College District (“ACC” or “the College”) provides access to resources in support of operational and educational goals. ACC has legal, contractual, and ethical obligations to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its information resources.

Administrative Rule

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible, and has explicit authority for the development, implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of the ACC Information Security program for safeguarding ACC information resources, including development and implementation of internal Information Security policies and rules that shall be promulgated to all users as needed. 

This administrative rule is supported and supplemented by Information Security policies and standards based on Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 202, Subchapter C. These policies and standards are mandatory and are enforced in the same manner as this administrative rule.

Anyone who accesses ACC information resources must abide by all Information Security policies, ACC administrative rules, and other applicable policies and guidelines.

ACC Information Security maintains a risk management program requiring risk assessments of information resources that maintain critical systems and sensitive data.

Approval of security risk acceptance, transference, or mitigation decisions shall be the responsibility of both the Vice Chancellor of Information Technology and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Additional Resources: 
ACC Information Security Policies

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