Pesonally Owned Devices Guidelines - For Employees
BCPS Policy 5306
IT Technology Roles and Contacts
Schools and Departments must have their HRAP person enter into SAP their
Technology Roles and Contactsfor their site prior to IT giving permissions to
any of their site administrators. See documents below.
Technology Roles Matrix — This is a worksheet for the Principal or
Department Head to use to identify their primary person and the backup
for each of the Technology Roles at their location.
Technology Corporate Functions
LANDesk is a District initiative and every computer is expected to have the current LANDesk agent installed. This will ensure that computers receive critical updates. The Network Operations Center (NOC) reports that virus attacks are down 90% due to LANDesk updates.
Don’t Leave Your Computer Unattended
Whenever you must step away from your computer, make sure you log out of applications such as CAB.
All PC computers come with the ability the lock the screen with a User ID and Password. Just hit the “Control/Alt/Delete” buttons and a window will come up saying your screen is locked. Anyone trying to access your computer will have to enter the correct User ID and password.
All Mac computers can set up their screen saver to prompt you for a password to “wake” the computer up. You can set this is the System Preferences/Security Pane. Check the box for “Require password to wake this computer from sleep or screen saver”.
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In order to maintain security, please review the following information with all faculty and staff members:
CHANGE passwords on a regular basis.
The Service Desk cannot support employees’ home computers.
We can assist with SBBC computers using SBBC applications.
However, we cannot troubleshoot connecting to your Internet Service Provider.
If you are going to use your home computer for ESS/Open Enrollment it must meet the same technical specs as SBBC computers.
Please review the ESS web site for the technical specs here.