To establish an employee security awareness policy which will ensure employees that utilize the state network are informed of current security best practices recommended for technologies being utilized by the state.
Employee - This includes state government employees and non-state government employees. Non-state government employees are individuals employed by a private vendor and are working on a state project.
State Government Network - "Internal", is used to outline the perimeter of the network infrastructure used solely for State Agencies and excludes other government branches, such as, K12, North Dakota universities, and other political sub-divisions attached externally to the State network.
To provide security awareness to enhance the protection of the state information technology infrastructure.
This standard applies to all executive branch state agencies including the University Systems Office but excluding other higher education institutions, i.e. campuses and agricultural and research centers.
North Dakota's CIO/CTO directs that IT Policy be created to establish statewide information technology policies and standards as defined within ND Century Code (Chapter 54-59-09).
Non-compliance with this standard shall be reported to the Office of the State Auditor.
Revision Number: 4
Revision Date: 2020-11-19
Effective Date: 2005-07-19
Last Reviewed: 2020-11-19