Security Policy

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Purpose of Policy

This policy addresses the measures taken to safeeguard the integrity of the Institute Website network and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to monitoring, auditing, and encryption.

Policy Contents

The following sections of our Website Security Policy explain these uses:

  1. Security Measures
  2. Site Monitoring

A.  Security Measures:

Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and ongoing practices of the entire Institute operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management.

For sensitive information such as that requested on the Form, users connect to the Institute website via a secure network protocol (SSL), and user information is transmitted through secure lines (encrypted data) to an Institute database. This database may retain, if provided, personal information that could potentially be used to identify individual users (e.g., e-mail address, phone number, etc.).

Any technical standards governing security are enforced by the Institute IT Department Under no circumstance should this policy be construed as warranting as fail-proof the absolute security of information provided and gathered through County supported websites. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for more information regarding the collection and safeguarding of information.

B.  Site Monitoring:

The Institute provides this website and the information it contains as a public service. This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring.

Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.