Maintaining public sites, Web sites designed to market, promote or share information about divisions/colleges/schools/programs/departments, on a departmental server requires attention to the following:
Security — Security is a vital part of maintaining public sites on one's own server. Departments with Web servers must take care to meet all requirements described in university information security policies. In addition, if requested, information systems will provide technical assistance with a department’s security needs. Some specific security procedures a department may want to consider include:
Maintenance of Server — Those departments that opt to host a Web site on an independent server must assign a designee to periodically visit the Web site to confirm that the server is operational and take corrective action if something has failed.