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 Information Technology

Policies and Procedures

Subject:          UMES IT Security Program

Approved by:       

Effective Date:      08/16/2018

Review Date:        

Approval Date:    

I.        Purpose

The purpose of this program is to establish a framework necessary to protect University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) data and information systems by implementing a comprehensive IT Security Program. The IT Security Program, as implemented by the Information Technology Department (ITD), will enhance and protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information resources by providing access controls to computing environments and information to authorized users.


E-mail Filtering (Spam & Virus), White Lists/Black Lists


As a part of University of Maryland Eastern Shore's (UMES) comprehensive security program, incoming email is automatically filtered for potential unwanted and potentially malicious email (spam).