Cyberspace is a dangerous place. St. George’s University is committed to protecting its information assets and technological resources. All of us should become familiar with these security policies and exercise responsibility when conducting the business of the University.
This Information Technology Department Strategic Plan outlines the vision and planning context for moving forward with information technology for St. George's University.
Our mission in the Office of Information Technology at St. George’s University is to provide our faculty, staff and students with a safe and powerful computing environment. At the same time, we cannot permit our computer resources to be used for illegal purposes.
The purpose of this policy to establish minimum criteria for access, controls, use, and security of St. George's University (University) computers, networks, and information systems.
The Internet policy which follows is an extension of the St. George's University (SGU) Computer, Network, and Information Systems Access, Control, Use and Security Policy currently in effect; its purpose is to mitigate the risks inherent in connecting to the Internet.
It is the intent of St. George's University to comply with the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code, Sect. 101, et seq.). This policy represents a sincere effort to observe the copyright law.
The Office of Information Technology maintains a small pool of loaner notebook computers. These computers are intended for short-term use only.
Definition of Bulk E-mail: One e-mail message sent to more than 10 people.
It is the responsibility of everyone who uses St. George's University's computer network to take reasonable measures to protect that network from virus infections.
The SGU Office of Information Technology maintains and administers web servers for use in electronic publications, e-Learning and for e-mail use by members of the SGU community.
Only by controlling certain radio frequencies can the university ensure an acceptable level of network service and data security. The University reserves the right to regulate the specific radio frequencies that wireless needs to operate.
With freedom of access to our Firefly network comes the responsibility to be a good network citizen. St. George’s University's Firefly network is available solely for the use of SGU students, faculty, and staff.