Information and the associated processes, systems and networks are valuable assets of the JIBC and the management of personal data has important implications for individuals. Appropriate protection is required for all forms of information to ensure business continuity and to avoid breaches of the law and/or contractual obligations. The JIBC is committed to the security of information, both within the college and in communications with third parties.
This policy is intended to protect the security of the JIBC’s information assets and is applicable to all JIBC staff, faculty and students.
Compliance with Law or Legislation
For the purposes of this Policy, “information security” means the preservation of:
a) Confidentiality – i.e. protecting information from unauthorized access and disclosure;
b) Integrity – i.e. safeguarding the accuracy and completeness of information and processing methods; and
c) Availability – i.e. ensuring that information and associated services are available to authorized users when required.
For the purposes of this policy “information” includes all data and information that is printed or written on paper, stored electronically, transmitted by post or using electronic means including cloud based services or social media sites, shown on visual media, or spoken in conversation.
The JIBC’s Technology Steering Committee will review and make any recommendations for update of this policy to the JIBC Management Committee before it is submitted to the Board of Governors.
Last updated May 19, 2015
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