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State of Ohio IT Policies

OIT develops and promulgates statewide information technology (IT) policies established by the state chief information officer. These policies help to protect public assets and information in a consistent manner across state agencies.  

State IT policies affect a wide variety of agencies, so OIT strives to ensure that each policy is based on comprehensive research and evaluation. Prior to adoption, each policy undergoes a rigorous research and development process that typically involves the contributions of state agencies, subject matter experts, expert advisory services and legal counsel.

IT Governance Policies  

IT-01   Authority of the State Chief Information Officer to Establish Ohio IT Policy (.pdf)  

IT-02   Information Technology Strategic Investment Planning (.pdf)

IT-03   Software Licensing (.pdf) 

Security Policies

IT-13   Data Classification (.pdf) 

IT-14   Data Encryption and Securing Sensitive Data (.pdf)

IT-15   IT Security Awareness and Training (.pdf)

IT Project Lifecycle Policies

IT-16   Major Project Governance (.pdf)

IT Asset Management Policies

IT-05      Disposal, Servicing and Transfer of IT Equipment (.pdf)

ITP-E.7   Business Resumption Planning (.pdf)  Rescinded
                IT Business Continuity Planning Guideline  (replaces ITP-E.7) 
IT-04       Use of Internet, E-mail and Other IT Resources (.pdf)  
IT-07       Electronic Records (.pdf)

Internet/Intranet Policies

IT-06        Ohio.gov Standardization & Registration of Internet Domain Names (.pdf)  
IT-09        Website Accessibility (.pdf)  
IT-08        Website Standardization (.pdf)  

IT-10        Advertisements, Endorsements, and Sponsorship on State Controlled Web Sites (.pdf)

Telecommunication Policies

IT-11        Use of State Telephones (.pdf)  
IT-12        Telecommunications Utility Services (.pdf)