2104.1B CIO CHGE 2 GSA Information Technology (IT) General Rules of Behavior

  • Posted Date: 04/01/2022
  • Status: Validated
  • Outdated on: 04/01/2029

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
                 Washington, DC 20405

 

CIO 2104.1B CHGE 2
April 1, 2022

 

ORDER

SUBJECT: GSA Information Technology (IT) General Rules of Behavior

1.  Purpose. This Order sets forth the General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) policy on IT General Rules of Behavior. The IT General Rules of Behavior implement the Federal policies and GSA directives provided in the “References” section of this Order.

2.  Cancellation. This Order cancels and supersedes CIO 2104.1B CHGE 1, GSA Information Technology (IT) General Rules of Behavior, dated April 2, 2019.

3.  Explanation of Changes

     a.  Updated links and clarified terminology throughout.

     b.  Renumbered document to list references last.

     c.  Updated information in section 8 on Access, Hardware and Software, and Remote Access; and

     d.  Added new information to section 8 on Recordkeeping and the Use of External Sites and Social Media.

4.  Objective. To communicate to users of GSA’s IT resources and applications their responsibilities and expected behavior in safeguarding those assets. This pertains to government furnished equipment (GFE) and resources unless otherwise specified in Section 8 of this order.

5.  Applicability.

    a.  This Order applies to all GSA employees and contractors using GSA IT resources and applications. This Order also applies to third parties who access GSA IT resources to conduct business on behalf of, or with, GSA or GSA-supported Government organizations.

    b.  This Order applies to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) only to the extent that the OIG determines it is consistent with the OIG’s independent authority under the  IG Act, and it does not conflict with other OIG policies or the OIG mission.

    c.  This Order applies to the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) only to the extent that the CBCA determines it is consistent with the CBCA’s independent authority under the Contract Disputes Act, and it does not conflict with other CBCA policies or the CBCA mission.


Last Reviewed: 2022-04-05