IT Policy Activity, Oct 2017
Posted: 06:00:00, Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 Expiration: 18:00:00, Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
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Opportunities to help shape IT policy
New / Revised Documents
Vulnerability Scanning Policy. Oct 11, 2017, Revised. Added a reference to the list of IP numbers that originate scans.
UW System - Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources replaces the UW-Madison Responsible Use Policy. Please update your references.
See the Last Reviewed / Revised List for earlier activity.
Draft of "Cybersecurity Risk Management Policy".
- The Information Technology Committee (ITC) endorsed the policy on May 19. The University Committee (UC) considered it in Oct and scheduled the first reading in the Faculty Senate for Nov 6. After that, the policy will be reviewed and commented upon by various UW-Madison communities. Details TBD.
- The draft policy was reviewed by the Advanced Threat Protection Steering Committee on Sep 21, the Policy Planning and Analysis Team (PAT), on Sep 26, and the UW-Madison Information Security Team (UW-MIST) on Oct 5. The target is to forward the policy to IT governance in November.
The Proposal to Develop a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Policy (CDM).
- To comment, or suggest additional documents that need to be developed or revised, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forums / Events
Oct 3 IT Policy Forum results are linked from the forum agenda.
Topic: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Policy.
- To comment, or suggest future topics, please email email@example.com.
Teams / Governance
DTAG appointed a representative to the Policy Planning and Analysis Team.
- DTAG has a campus-wide leadership role that is broad in scope and parallels the responsibilities of divisional administrative and technology leaders. Anyone may attend. DTAG meeting schedule. Administrative contact.
IAG appointed a representative to the Policy Planning and Analysis Team.
- The IAG reviews and makes recommendations on campus infrastructure operations and projects. See the IAG charter for details. Administrative contact.
ITC appointed the Chair of the ITC as the senior co-chair of the Policy Planning and Analysis Team.
ITC Meeting, Oct 20.
Endorsed the Policy Planning and Analysis Charter.
The ITC is the shared governance advisory body for policy and planning for information technology throughout the university. See the ITC Charge for details. Anyone may attend. ITC meeting schedule. Administrative contact.
ITSC appointed a co-chair of the Policy Planning and Analysis Team.
- The ITSC is the executive body that leads the strategic planning, organization, prioritization, investment, and decision-making activities in all areas of IT throughout UW-Madison. Administrative contact.
- Planning for the Oct 19 organizational meeting.
Organizational meeting with newly appointed representatives from IT governance groups and executives.
Revised the PAT Charter.
- The PAT assists the Office of the CIO and IT governance with the monitoring and iterative improvement of the IT Policy Principles and Procedures. This includes intake, prioritization, drafting, and analysis of IT policies, communication with the UW-Madison community, and planning for IT Policy forums. See the PAT charter for details. Anyone may attend. Faculty, staff and students at UW-Madison may join. PAT meeting schedule. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
No IT Policy-related activitity this month.
- RTAG advises the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education in meeting their responsibility to ensure that the policies, practices, and resources around research cyberinfrastructure and information technology are most effectively aligned to support and advance the vibrant research programs at the UW-Madison. See the RTAG Charter for details. Anyone may attend. RTAG meeting schedule. Administrative contact.
TLTAG appointed a representative to the Policy Planning and Analysis Team.
- TLTAG has a campus-wide leadership role that is broad in scope as it relates to the use of technology to enable practices and efficiencies in teaching and learning. See the TLTAG charter for details. Anyone may attend. TLTAG meeting schedule. Administrative contact.
UW-Madison Information Security Team (UW-MIST)
UW-MIST is advisory to the CISO and IT Governance. See the UW-MIST Charter for details. Anyone may attend. Voting members are appointed. Faculty, staff and students at UW-Madison may join as members at large. Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of the month, 2:00-3:30, Rm 3139 CS. Contact email@example.com.
Web and Mobile Accessibility/Usability Coordinating Group (Coordinating Group)
No IT Policy-related activitity this month.
The group coordinates improvement of the accessibility/usability of UW-Madison web and mobile systems and services through implementation of accessibility tools; creation of best practices, standards, and shared-expertise; creation of training for developers and service providers; and measurement of accessibility of websites and mobile applications. See the Coordinating Group charter for details. Meetings are normally on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 11:00-12:00, at McBurney Center. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- IT Policy: GARY DE CLUTE
Created: 18:00:37, Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 (by GARY D.)
Updated: 15:05:30, Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 (by GARY D.)