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IT Policy Activity, Jun 2018

Posted: 08:00:00, Thursday, May 31, 2018   Expiration: 18:00:00, Thursday, Jun 28, 2018  

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Change History

  • Published on 5/30.
  • Updated 6/13.

Opportunities to help shape IT policy

New / Revised Documents

Endorsement / Approval Pending

  • To comment, or suggest additional documents that need to be developed or revised, please email policy@cio.wisc.edu.

Forums / Events

  • The next IT policy forum will be on August 2nd or 3rd. Details TBD.

Teams / Governance

Policy Planning & Analysis Team (PAT) and its subcommittees

  • No Policy Planning and Analysis meeting in June.

    • The PAT meets on the first Friday of the month, 1:30-3:00 in Rm 3139 CS. You are welcome to attend.

  • PAT Executive Committee meeting, Notes.

    • Receive reports from the Portfolio Subcommittee, IT Assets Subcommittee, and Encryption Subcommittee.
    • Planning for the Jul PAT plenary meeting.
    • The PAT Executive Committee meets on the third Friday of the month, 2:15-3:15, Rm 2147 CS. You are welcome to attend.

  • PAT Subcommittees:

    • Communications Subcommittee (ongoing): Communications of policy development and published IT policies, including IT Policy Forums, the IT Policy Knowledgebase, and policy-related web pages on it.wisc.edu. Next meeting is Wed, Jun 20, 10:00-11:00, Rm 2281 CS.

    • Encryption Subcommittee (Summer 2018): Making accelerated recommendations on alignment with UW System policy. Next meeting is Jun 13, 3:30-4:30, Rm 2147 CS.

    • Incident Response Subcommittee (Summer and Fall 2018): Review and revision of the UW-Madison Information Incident Reporting and Response Policy and procedures. There will be a "table top exercise" in June to check the curent procedures. Next subcommittee meeting will be in July.

    • IT Assets Subcommittee (Summer 2018): Making accelerated recommendations on the definition of goods and services for which the acquisition or contracting is subject to IT governance policies and procedures. Next meetings is Jul 11.

    • Impact Subcommittee (Summer and Fall 2018): Developing methods for estimating and communicating the impact of new or revised IT policies. Next meeting is waiting for feedback from IT governance on the analysis of the Network Firewall policy.

    • Portfolio Subcommittee (ongoing): Organizing and managing IT policies as portfolios of related policies. Next meeting will be Wed, June 20, 3:30-4:30, Rm 2147 CS.

    • Process Subcommittee (ongoing): Monitoring and improving the process of IT policy development. Most recent meeting was June 11. Notes.

  • Policy-related activity by other teams:

    • IAM Council: Working on recommendations for revision of the Password Standard, and on implementation of multi-factor authenticaion. Meetings this month are Jun 6 and Jun 19.

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-- IT Policy: GARY DE CLUTE

Created: 05:32:29, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (by GARY D.)
Updated: 13:19:59, Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 (by GARY D.)