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IT SECURITY RESOURCES

Welcome to the USM IT Security Resources site. The USM IT Security Group, comprising representatives from eight institutions, meets monthly in an effort to:

  • Develop guidelines in response to State IT Security Policies and Standards as well as applicable federal laws
  • Foster collaborations among USM institutions in implementing effective IT security practices
  • Serve as a forum for sharing ideas and information
  • Promote security conferences and training to expand collaborations with other educational entities in the State of Maryland

You can send comments and suggestions to the IT Security Group at: security-group@usmd.edu.

 

USM IT SECURITY RESOURCES

A Workshop on Wireless Networks Security for Maryland Higher Education

An Approach to Developing Your Firewall Security Policy (Internal Audit)

IT Security Policy Template

USM IT Security Standards

Suggested IT Security implementation process

Guidance documents for Federal Laws: HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, and Sarbanes-Oxley

Draft Wireless Networks Security Guidelines in response to the new State IT Security Policy on Wireless Networks

USM Guide for Security Event Logging

 

OTHER HIGHER EDUCATION IT SECURITY RESOURCES

NIST: Guidelines on Firewalls and Firewall Policy

NIST: Implementing Internet Firewall Security Policy

GIAC: Change Control Process for Firewalls

Educause / Internet2 Computer and Network Security Task Force

Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing and Networking