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UH System Information Security

The Information Security Office coordinates a System-wide Information Security Program and services for all of our campuses to safeguard the University's information assets against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage or loss.

Our Key Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing appropriate UH System-wide policies, standards and guidelines for data and physical security safeguards pertaining to information systems.

  • Reviewing and recommending the implementation of data security software that provides controlled access and use of sensitive application systems, database management systems, computer operating systems, communication networks and computer hardware.

  • Providing consultation into technical and application development efforts involving computer data security and integrity issues.

  • Providing a forum for review, counsel, education and communication of computer security administration procedures.

  • Maintaining awareness of existing and proposed legislation and regulatory laws pertaining to information system security.

  • Participation in investigations of information security violations.

  • On-going security awareness efforts to educate employees and students on best practices to protect University data and systems.