OAR 291-005-0011


Account/User Profile: A data record which is associated with each authorized user of a computer system and/or network. This record specifies the user’s real name, log-on or sign-on name, secret password, identification numbers or codes, and other operating parameters (such as limitations on the use of system resources, access permissions, etc.). This record is created and maintained for each user by the DOC network security officer or his/her designee. The record is used by the computer or network operating system software to permit or deny use of or access to system resources for a given user.


Application(s): Any computer program or group of related computer programs which perform specific operations to support or execute information processing required by the user or department.


Authorized User: An individual who holds explicit permission to use an information systems resource. An authorized user is distinguished by ownership of an active user account/user profile and a fully executed security agreement.


Communications Devices: Any equipment which supports the connection of an information processing component (for example, a terminal, PC, or host computer) to another information processing component for the purpose of data transmission and reception.


Computer Equipment: Automation resources including, but not limited to, terminals, personal computers, work stations, controllers, printers, and communications devices.


Dial-up: Access to a computer system or network which uses communications devices. For instance, a user might use a PC and modem from home to review a department report which is stored on a minicomputer; a user who is traveling can use a laptop PC with a modem to send and receive electronic mail from his/her hotel room.


DOC Network Security Officer: A person(s) appointed by the Assistant Director for Information Systems and Services Division (ISSD) to perform security functions for the DOC information systems.


External organization: Any non-Department of Corrections department, agency, corporation or other groups of individuals who are not under the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections. This includes, but is not limited to, national, state, county and municipal government agencies and departments, service providers and consultants, product and services vendors, appointed or ad hoc committees, advisory groups and the public at large.


Functional Unit: Any organizational component within the Department of Corrections responsible for the delivery of program services or coordination of program operations.


Functional Unit Manager: Any person within the Department of Corrections who reports to either the Director, the Deputy Director, an Assistant Director, or an administrator and has responsibility for delivery of program services or coordination of program operations.


Information System: Any automated system which supports storage, processing of and access to information (data). An information system includes the physical equipment, software, and data.


Inmate: Any person under the supervision of the Department of Corrections or other corrections agency who is not on parole, probation, or post-prison supervision status.


Offender: Any person under the supervision of local community corrections who is on parole, probation, or post-prison supervision status.


Oregon Corrections Enterprises: A semi-independent state agency that is a non-Department of Corrections agency or division, which is under the authority of the Director of the Department of Corrections. For purposes of this rule only, Oregon Corrections Enterprises shall not be considered an external organization.


Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE) Employee: Any person employed full-time, part-time, or under temporary appointment by the Oregon Corrections Enterprises. For the purposes of this rule only, employee shall also include any person under contractual arrangement to provide services to the agency; any person employed by private or public sector agencies who is serving under agency-sanctioned special assignment to provide services or support to agency programs.


Stand-alone Personal Computer Equipment: Computer equipment not connected to the Department of Corrections network or any other network.


Terminals: Input/output devices that are used for data entry and display of entered or processed information. A terminal consists of a display screen and some form of input device, usually a keyboard or scanner.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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