The USM IT Security Standards document can be found at http://www.usmd.edu/usm/adminfinance/itcc/USMITSecurityStandards.pdf.
The Board of Regents’ Information Technology Policy, in compliance with Section 12-112 of the Education article of the Maryland Code, requires that the University System of Maryland adopt information technology policies and standards that are functionally compatible with state information technology policies and standards. The regents’ policy was approved in August 2001 and is available at: http://www.usmd.edu/Leadership/BoardOfRegents/Bylaws/SectionX/X100.html.
This document addresses security standards established by the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) for state agencies and interprets those standards in the context of the USM institutions. The state standards are described in the document entitled Information Security Policy, which is available on the DoIT website at: http://doit.maryland.gov/policies/Pages/default.