The purpose of implementing Information Technology (I.T.) policies and standards is to establish a common framework for adopting and deploying Information Technology resources within the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) environment.
These policies and standards have been established in order to:
Provide constituents with an integrated I.T. environment that supports the mission of TTUHSC,
Safeguard the privacy, confidentiality, and reliability of data,
Protect and maximize TTUHSC's investments in I.T. resources,
Reduce TTUHSC's business and legal risks, and
Define the responsibility and the requirements for the use of I.T. resources within the TTUHSC environment.