ITS policies and guidelines are stored in the official UQ Policies and Procedures Library (PPL)

UQ is also required to comply with a number of standards to ensure the University Information Communication Technology is robust and reliable, see:

Center for Internet Security

UQ is now a registered member of the Center for Internet Security.

Member Registration Instructions

As a CIS Security Benchmarks Member, you have the right to access, use, and redistribute all CIS resources throughout your organization. In addition, under this membership level, hosting, cloud and/or managed services provider(s) can incorporate the CIS Security Benchmarks resources into the components of the system/network(s), software, storage, hardware needed to support and secure the hosting, cloud and/or managed service(s) provided to the client(s), if the membership agreement is in place. 

Each employee must register with the CIS member site to obtain access. To register, visit http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/register and complete the registration form.  Ensure all registrants use their work email address.  After a simple account validation step, you will receive an email indicating that your registration has been activated.  You can then enter the site using the username and password you selected.

Below are some next steps you may want to take once you have registered:

  1. Log in to http://community.cisecurity.org with the credentials you received
  2. Click the Profile link in the upper right hand corner
  3. Click the “Change Password” tab
  4. Enter a new password
  5. To join a consensus team, select Profile -> Options Button -> Manage Communities
  6. To access CIS member only downloads, click the Downloads button at the top of the screen.

Membership Benefits Available to you now: Orientation, Roster, Logo and Press Release

CIS encourages all new members to participate in orientation to learn more about the rights and benefits of the membership. If your company is interested, we would be happy to schedule a session that is most suitable for you.  

In addition, CIS can add your company’s logo and/ name to the CIS Benchmarks Member Roster and website. The Member Roster can be found at http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/members . 

Likewise, if your company would like to announce your CIS Security Benchmarks Membership via a press rlease, we can provide a draft template. 

If you are interested in the orientation, logo, member roster, or press release option, please contact us at membersuccess@cisecurity.org.

  Technical Support

If you have technical questions, please contact us at support@cisecurity.org.   

Information Security Forum

UQ has access to the Information Security Forum. https://www.securityforum.org/

ISF Live is the online hub for everything the ISF does, providing access to its full library of research, benchmarking tools, to online collaboration on important topics in information security.

To Register and create an account go to www.isflive.org <http://www.isflive.org>. Click on “Click here to create one”.  You must use your UQ email address to create the account.

UQ’s ISF account manager is ivo.goncalves@securityforum.org.

Email: info@securityforum.org