Role-Based Guidance

The items listed in this section offer guidance related to your role at UVA , as well as links to useful resources and software specific to your affiliation and position.

Department Heads

As those chiefly responsible for the quality and quantity of work in the departments, UVA departmental managers are in a position to dictate security procedures, set security policy for their respective departments, and act as a role model in following University policy for computing devices.

IT Resource Users

The items in this section will help guide you in understanding the tools you have availability to you as well as your responsibilities a user of UVA IT Resources.


One of the primary responsibilities of InfoSec's policy team is to assist researchers at UVA with ensuring the privacy and security of research data. 

System Admins and Local Support Partners (LSPs)

Learn security best practices for protecting Web applications, servers, and workstations.