Requirements for Faculty/Staff

Requirements for Faculty and Staff

Security Standards

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Standard When does it apply?
Desktop and Portable Computer Standard Always
Password Standard Always
Information Access &

Technical Resources

Technical Resources

This section of the website contains links to tools and documentation specifically for use by administrators. Scroll to the bottom of the page to access these resources.

What are my responsibilities as an administrator?

You are responsible for ensuring that all web resources, computers, servers, network devices, and any other types of computing devices that you support comply with all published standards.

You are also responsible for prompt reporting of computer incidents to the ISO in accordance with the Computer Incident Handling Standard.

Computer Incident Handling Resources

Standards Process

Policy Creation and Approval

Institute policies are created and approved through a shared governance process. A further description of this process can be found on the Academic Senate, Staff Council and Student Government websites. 


Standards Creation and Approval

In 2005, the RIT shared governance organizations approved the Information Security Policy which vested the Information Security Office with the role of leading the RIT community in the creation, approval and implementation of Information Security Standards.

  • Core Teams composed of subject matter experts meet to create draft standards that are supportable and comprehensive.
  • The Information Security Council reviews and
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