Legislation & Policy

While the Information Technology Services Office is responsible for maintaining a secure electronic environment, everyone is responsible for handling information in all formats according to state, federal and college policies and procedures. Below are links to policies, procedures and required plans that provide the framework for the Information Security program at Haywood Community College.

Haywood Community College Policy

Computing Services Policy
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/policy/8/1
Confidentiality and Security of Student Information
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/policy/5/6
Confidentiality and Security of Student Information Campus-Wide Procedures
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/procedure/5/6/2
Information Technology Usage Procedure
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/procedure/8/2/2
Mobile Equipment Procedure
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/procedure/8/2/1
Technology Resources and Equipment
http://www.haywood.edu/policies_and_procedures/policy/8/2

State Legislation

Identity Theft Protection Act - G.S. 75-60
http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByArticle/Chapter_75/Article_2A.html
Public Records Law - G.S. 132
http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_132.html
Uniform Electronic Transactions Act - G.S. 66
http://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByArticle/Chapter_66/Article_40.html

Federal Law

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/ccmanual/01ccma.html
Copyright Law
http://www.copyright.gov/title17/
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA)
http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fcrajump.shtm
Family Education and Rights to Privacy Act
http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html
Homeland Security Act
http://www.dhs.gov/xprevprot/laws/#4