The OIS was created in 2019 by merging the information security departments for System Administration and CU Boulder. The Chief Information Security Officer, campus Information Security Officers, and Security Advisory Committee work together to protect CU’s computing and information assets and oversee compliance with information-related privacy and security laws and regulations.
Chief Information Security Officer
Dan Jones serves as the University of Colorado Chief Information Security Officer providing leadership and coordination for the information security program in partnership with the campuses and System Administration. As the Associate Vice Chancellor for Integrity Safety and Compliance, Dan has overall responsibility for public safety, flight operations, compliance coordination, information security, and accessible technology.
Information Security Officers
Campus Information Security Officers (ISOs) serve in a variety of technical and non-technical roles. Some responsibilities include providing day-to-day program management; advising on IT security issues, evaluating risks to university information, and preparing, approving, and maintaining policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Russell Poole, Interim ISO
Security Advisory Committee
The Security Advisory Committee (SAC) provides oversight of and support for the IT Security Program and is composed of members representing a cross section of the University community. SAC members are appointed by the President or designee. See the current list of members.