Cybersecurity, Example Development Standards

Example Cybersecurity Development Standards


This is an aspirational document. A team should not expect to adopt every practice on this list overnight.

The purpose of this document is to help development teams associated with the University of Illinois fulfill their responsibility to comply with Illinois Cybersecurity standards, including IT-7, IT08, and IT13.

Use this document to guide discussion on your development team of current and future cybersecurity practices. Any standard adopted internally by the development team will be most effective if all team members understand and commit to it. To that end, teams are encouraged to use this document as a starting point to draft a more detailed specific document internal to the team, and committed to by all team members.

To aid understanding and adoption, see the "Why" section below that outlines the value provided by each suggested practice.

Development Team members will:

Operations team members will: