IT Compliance Information and Communication Technologies

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Mission Statement

The mission of the IT Compliance Function is to ensure IT compliance with applicable State and Federal Laws & Regulations, NMSU Policies and Procedures, and to recommend the implementation of best computing and data management practices. In addition, to protect information¬†found¬†throughout the University by conducting risk assessments on all sensitive information, promoting IT & data security related training and awareness programs, and to monitor University systems via¬†auditing and compliance activities¬†in support of the University’s mission and goals.

Role and Reporting Line

The IT Compliance Function works in coordination with University management¬†to ensure IT related risks are properly¬†and proactively managed, mitigated or accepted.¬† The IT Compliance Function reports directly to the University’s Chief Information Officer & Associate VP.¬† Additionally, this function¬†maintains close communication with and collaborates on various IT audit projects with the University’s Chief Audit Executive to ensure unacceptable IT risk exposures¬†are properly communicated to the Board of Regents.¬† Additionally, the IT Compliance Officer has been appointed NMSU’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO).¬† For more information please visit NMSU‚Äôs¬†Privacy website.