2104.1A CIO CHGE 1 GSA Information Technology (IT) General Rules of Behavior

  • Posted Date: 05/03/2016
  • Status: Validated
  • Outdated on: 05/03/2023


             Washington, DC 20405


CIO 2104.1A CHGE 1

May 3, 2016




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

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 CIO 2104.1 (July 3, 2003).

3.  Objectives.  The objectives of the IT General Rules of Behavior are to ensure that all authorized users of GSA IT resources are aware of their responsibilities and expected behavior in safeguarding those resources.  GSA IT resources include hardware (computers, including desktops, laptops, mobile devices including Blackberries and smart phones, and storage devices, including USB/flash drives and portable external hard drives) as well as GSA or contractor provided software and systems.  The Rules of Behavior apply to all resources that are used on the GSA network.

4.  Applicability.  This Order applies to all GSA service, staff office, and regional employees.  As specified in their respective contracts or operating agreements, the requirements of this order also applies to contractors or other third parties who access GSA IT resources to conduct business on behalf of, or with, GSA or GSA supported Government organizations, and to all GSA IT resources which process or store GSA data, whether  leased or owned.  Owners/operators of contracted commercial IT resources/systems, not connected to GSA IT resources, must develop commercial IT system specific Rules of Behavior.

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

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