Information & Infrastructure Assurance Council
The university-wide Information & Infrastructure Assurance Council (IIAC)
develops IT security policies and standards and has primary responsibility
- Advising U-M executive officers about issues related to the security
of information systems or data used by U-M students, faculty, and
- Ensuring that U-M policies, practices and standards provide safeguards
to secure the IT systems and data at U-M.
- Serving as a governance board for the security direction of Information and Infrastructure Assurance.
Leadership and Partnerships
- Governance of the IIAC is shared by Dr. Ora Pescovitz, executive vice president for medical affairs; Phil Hanlon, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs; Stephen Forrest, vice president for research, and Tim Slottow, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
- Michael Bailey, research associate professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, chairs the IIAC and provides leadership in the development of IT security policy.
- Paul Howell, the university's chief IT security officer, serves as staff on the Information & Infrastructure Assurance Council.
IIAC works with IIA to maintain a secure IT environment for U-M teaching, learning, research, and administrative activities. The creation of IIAC and IIA resulted from various university units working together through the IT Commons.