STANDARD FOR INTERNET USE

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Office of Information Technology

Office of Information Security (OIS) Standards

 

OIS 18 – Standard for Internet Use

 


I. STANDARD STATEMENT


Network connections and software for accessing the Internet are provided to authorized UTSA students, staff and faculty members for appropriate academic, research and business purposes.


II. RATIONALE


This standard supports HOP Policy 8-12 Information Resources Use and Security Policy.

 


III. SCOPE


This standard applies to all UTSA faculty, staff, and students.

 


IV. CONTACTS


If you have any questions about OIS 18 – Standard for Internet Use contact the following office:

The Office of Information Security

informationsecurity@utsa.edu

 


V.  PROCEDURES  


  1. The office of Information Technology makes every effort to secure the environment from harmful exploitation or attack through the Internet. Departments are expected to provide the same level of protection when implementing applications and systems.
  2. Commercial activities such as advertising are prohibited unless sponsored directly by UTSA.
  3. Users shall not use the Internet connection to perform any act that may be construed as illegal or unethical, including attempting to gain unauthorized access to the network.

 

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Effective Date: June 1, 2011

Last Revised: April 10, 2013

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