Information Security

Information Security


Vision Statement

The U. T. System Office of Information Security exists to accomplish the following tasks*:

  • Enable the business of U. T. System:  education, research, healthcare
  • Protect the business of U. T. System:  critical information resources, systems, and infrastructure
  • Promote a positive information security culture:  positive awareness, attitude, and behvior of all employees


Mission Statement

The U.T. System Office of Information Security provides guidance and support to The University of Texas System's eight academic and six health institutions, U.T. System Administration, and UTIMCO in their efforts to establish and maintain information security programs that:

  • effectively reduce risk and secure the information assets under its stewardship against unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, damage or loss;
  • are documented and verifiable; and
  • meet regulatory compliance requirements.

CISO SharePoint


Institution Information Security Websites

Academic Institutions
Healthcare Institutions
UT Arlington UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Austin UT Medical Branch at Galveston
UT DallasUT Health Science Center at Houston (internal only)
UT El Paso
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
UT Permian Basin
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (internal only)
UT Rio Grande Valley
UT Health Science Center at Tyler (internal only)
UT San Antonio (internal only)
UT Tyler



* Adapted from Principles for Information Security Practioners © 2010 Information Security Forum Limited.