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File #: 17-1345    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/6/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/9/2018 Final action: 1/9/2018
Title: Information Technologies Department recommending the Board approve the change to Board Policies to repeal and replace Board Policy A-17 - Data Center and Network Systems Physical Security. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - A-17 Blue Route, 2. B - Final A-17 Computer-Data Systems Physical Security Policy, 3. C - A-17 Computer-Data Systems Physical Security Policy Track Changes

Title

Information Technologies Department recommending the Board approve the change to Board Policies to repeal and replace Board Policy A-17 - Data Center and Network Systems Physical Security.

 

FUNDING:  N/A

Body

DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

Information Technologies Department recommending the Board approve the change to Board Policies to repeal and replace Board Policy A-17 - Data Center and Network Systems Physical Security.

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The Information Technologies (IT) Department has reviewed the above Board policy in support of the Good Governance Strategic Plan and is recommending changes. The last update to Policy A-17 Data Center and Network Systems Physical Security was in 2005. The revisions include best practicies to maintain the best physical security for the data center and to ensure data is protected in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations 45, Section 164.310 entitled Physical Safeguards. Revisions include updated language to meet National Instititute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications 800-53 rev. 4, which are standards by which outside auditing firms hold the County accountable.

 

ALTERNATIVES

N/A

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

County Counsel, Risk Management, Chief Administrative Office

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

N/A

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

Update the Board Policy Manual to replace Board Policy.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance

 

CONTACT

David Russell