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ACOM Policies and Information

(revised January 11, 2018)

These pages describe ACOM computing policies and advisories.

Security policies for ACOM and for the organization are defined as "security controls" using NIST document 800-53a.  These controls are selected both for best practices and to achieve a level of security equivalent to "FISMA low".  FISMA is the Federal Information Security Management Act and by adopting these security controls, the organization including ACOM is able to support projects (e.g., MOPITT) for which FISMA security standards are a requirement.  All security policies in ACOM fall under those for the NCAR/UCAR organization including its common controls and in particular UCAR Policy 1-7.   Official ACOM security policy will be described in a document known as a "system security plan".  ACOM policies and advisories here may summarize or interpret what will appear in the system security plan.  The complete system security plan may be made available to any ACOM staff member upon request (once it has been drafted).  Also see:

 

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