Standards & Policies
- Indian Health Manual, Part 8, Information Resources Management
Part 8 of the Indian Health Manual establishes IHS policies, procedures, and responsibilities for Information Resources Management and Information Technology (IT) to ensure compliance with legislative- and executive-level guidance and to support the needs of the IHS.
- HHS Office of the CIO Policies, Standards and Charters
This site provides a complete list of CIO policies, standards and charters in HTML and document formats.
- Office of Management and Budget Circular A-130
This Circular establishes policy for the management of Federal information resources.
- Office of Management and Budget Circular A-130, Appendix III
This Appendix establishes a minimum set of controls to be included in Federal automated information security programs; assigns Federal agency responsibilities for the security of automated information; and links agency automated information security programs and agency management control systems established in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-123. The Appendix revises procedures formerly contained in Appendix III to OMB Circular No. A-130 and incorporates requirements of the Computer Security Act of 1987 and responsibilities assigned in applicable national security directives.
- Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities, and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. The law applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology. Under Section 508 (29 U.S.C. ' 794d), agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to information that is comparable to the access available to others