The computing resources at Sacred Heart College (Autonomous) Kochi is intended to support
the educational, instructional, research, and administrative activities of the college and the use
of these resources is a privilege that is extended to members of the SH community. The IT
policy of the college is formulated to maintain, secure, and ensure legal and appropriate use of
Information technology infrastructure established on the campus and provide guidelines on
acceptable and unacceptable use of IT resources of the college. This policy establishes
strategies and responsibilities for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of
the information assets that are accessed, created, managed, and/or controlled by the College.
Information assets addressed by the policy include data, information systems, computers,
network devices, intellectual property, as well as documents and verbally communicated
information. In addition, this policy supports effective organizational security and protects
users and IT resources from, but not limited to cyber criminals, bullying, misuse of accounts
and assets as well as the spread of malicious software.