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File #: 24-294    Version: 1
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/20/2024 In control: Board of County Commissioners Study Session
On agenda: 6/4/2024 Final action:
Title: 1:00 PM *Information Security Policy
Attachments: 1. Board Summary Report, 2. Information Security Policy
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To: Board of County Commissioners

Through: Philip Savino, Director, Information Technology

Prepared By:
Philip Savino, Director, Information Technology

Presenter: Philip Savino, Director, Information Technology

1:00 PM *Information Security Policy

Purpose and Request:
recommended action
The Arapahoe County Information Technology Department (IT) respectfully requests approval from the Board of County Commissioners to add the Information Security Policy to a consent agenda for formal adoption. This policy is designed to safeguard our information technology infrastructure and protect sensitive information from potential threats. This initiative is a critical step in safeguarding our digital assets, ensuring operational continuity, and upholding the trust and confidence of our community. Based on Board direction, this item will be brought forward on consent agenda for formal approval.

Background and Discussion:
This Information Security Policy is designed to enhance protection and compliance across all digital information handled by the county.

The Information Security policy is crucial for safeguarding sensitive data and ensuring that all county employees adhere to the highest standards of security. The development of the Information Security policy included thorough collaboration with the County Attorney's office and County executive leadership, to identify and integrate all applicable laws relevant to the county's operations.

This comprehensive approach ensures that the policy is both effective and compliant with legal standards, supporting our ongoing commitment to information security and integrity.

We believe that the county-wide Information Security Policy is essential for the following reasons:
* Protection of Sensitive Data: We hold vast amounts of sensitive data, including residents' personal information, financial records, and critical government data. The Information Security P...

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