I.T. Policies

Montana Tech Network Policies, Personal computer Device Support, State Telephone Policies

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Pinned Article Network/Computer Use Policies

The core of the Institute is the many security practitioners in government agencies, corporations, and universities around the world who invest hundreds of hours each year in research and teaching to help the entire SANS community.

Abuse Statement

Statement regarding responsible use of computers and network systems

Acceptable Use Statement

Guidelines for use of the computing systems and facilities located at, or operated by Montana Tech

Changing Computer and Network Policies

It is recognized the policies contained herein are subject to change as technology, campus mission and organization, and economic priorities advance. To ensure that these policies are kept up to date and reflect current needs, this statement of policy is necessary.

Escalation Procedures for Security Incidents

This procedure describes the steps which are to be taken for physical and computer security incidents which occur within the Montana Tech facility.

Incident Handling Procedures

Procedures for dealing with computer security incidents

Network Connection Policy

This policy describes the requirements and constraints for attaching a computer to the Montana Tech local area network (LAN). All devices connected o the Montana Tech network must meet minimum-security requirements.

Personal Computer Device Support Policy

In response to the increasing number of support requests made to Information Technology (IT) regarding personally owned computing devices (POCD), Montana Tech IT has established an official POCD support policy. The purpose of this policy is to define the support options available for personally owned computing devices.

Software Piracy

Whether you call it borrowing, copying, sharing or "fair use," software piracy is illegal and puts Montana Tech's students, faculty and staff, as well as the college itself, at risk for legal action.

Special Access Guidelines Agreement

This agreement outlines the many do's and do not's of using special access accounts. Special access is defined as having the privilege and password to use domain administrator accounts.

Special Access Policy

This policy provides a set of requirements for the regulation of special access use on the Montana Tech Computer System. This policy will provide a mechanism for the addition and removal of people from the special access status and a mechanism for periodic reviews of the special access status.

Support Staff Guidelines

This document establishes computer usage guidelines for the Montana Tech support staff in the course of their job duties on the Montana Tech Campus Computer Systems. These guidelines are intended to protect the rights and privacy of Montana Tech clients as well as those of the Montana Tech support staff.