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File #: 17-0518    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/3/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/18/2017 Final action: 7/18/2017
Title: Information Technologies Department recommending the Board: 1) Approve and adopt the General Network Usage Policy A-19; and 2) Rescind and replace the existing Board Policy A-19-Computer and Network Resource Usage Policies and Standards Guide and the supporting documents (CNUG-General Use and the CNUG-IT Use) with this revised policy, in order to protect the integrity, security and privacy of County data, network resources and computers FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route 07-18-17, 2. B - General Network Usage Policy 7-18-17, 3. C - General Network Procedures and Guidelines 07-18-17
Related files: 20-1577
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Information Technologies Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the General Network Usage Policy A-19; and
2) Rescind and replace the existing Board Policy A-19-Computer and Network Resource Usage Policies and Standards Guide and the supporting documents (CNUG-General Use and the CNUG-IT Use) with this revised policy, in order to protect the integrity, security and privacy of County data, network resources and computers

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Information Technologies Department recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the General Network Usage Policy A-19; and
2) Rescind and replace the existing Board Policy A-19-Computer and Network Resource Usage Policies and Standards Guide and the supporting documents (CNUG-General Use and the CNUG-IT Use) with this revised policy, in order to protect the integrity, security and privacy of County data, network resources and computers

The purpose of the General Network Usage Policy is to define the acceptable use of computer equipment and network resources for all Users of El Dorado County network resources. This policy in intended to protect both the User and El Dorado County from risk of exposure to litigation or other consequences of any misuse or unathorized breach of government information systems.


DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Information Technologies (IT) Department has created an updated policy for the use of County networks and computer resources, in support of the Good Governance Strategic Plan. The policy A-19 was last updated 8 (eight) years ago, in 2009. Since that time, several aspects of the County’s IT environment have changed, as a result of new business requirements, revised regulations and evolving technologies.

The pace of change in both commercially available solutions and agency/department business needs is rapid and accelerating. The existing policy and supporting Computer and Network Usage Guide (CNUG) referenced specific products and systems (s...

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