Higher Ed Archive

Developing Your Campus Information Security Website

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Developing Your Campus Information Security Website

In an effort to help institutions create effective information security websites that are informative and helpful to their users, the Higher Education Information Security Council has compiled a list of common features and effective practices that can serve as an outline for a college or university developing or updating their campus information security website.

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Data Protection Contractual Language

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Data Protection Contractual Language

Sample proposal and contract language for common themes related to data protection as well as practical guidance as to when and how to consider the themes when drafting or reviewing a request for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP) or contract.

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Data Incident Notification Toolkit

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Data Incident Notification Toolkit

A toolkit with templates, tips, and examples that can be referred to during the process of notifying potential victims of data compromise.

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Data Classification Toolkit

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Data Classification Toolkit

A compilation of resources pertaining to data classification in higher education. Although data classification is just one component of a comprehensive program to protect data, it is an important foundation. This Toolkit consolidates resources from the EDUCAUSE web site as well as from other sources, and organizes them into five basic steps.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Resource Library

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Cybersecurity Awareness Resource Library

The EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council is pleased to present this compilation of cybersecurity awareness resources for colleges and universities. We hope that you will find them useful in your efforts to raise awareness within your community. If you would like to contribute additional materials to this library, please contact us.

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Confidential Data Handling Blueprint

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Confidential Data Handling Blueprint

A toolkit that constructs resources pertaining to confidential data handling. Many of the EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council (formerly the Security Task Force) working groups are working on components of the toolkit, but this consolidation and organization of resources anchors the overarching themes related to information protection.

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Collaborating with Faculty on Information Security

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Collaborating with Faculty on Information Security

A common information security issue across college and university campuses is how to engage faculty in good security practices to protect university data. In many cases, this is an issue because faculty do not see information security as relevant to their role in higher education. This – and other misconceptions about information security in the […]

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HEISC Information Security Guide

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

HEISC Information Security Guide

Campus leaders are grappling with how to effectively manage and understand challenges and issues associated with information security. They also have an interest in knowing how other campuses are handling information security risks and challenges. It’s absolutely critical to gain executive support in order to achieve information security goals and objectives. By using the Guide […]

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The Top 10: Student Privacy News (March-April 2017)

April 13, 2017 | Amelia Vance

The Top 10: Student Privacy News (March-April 2017)

The Future of Privacy Forum tracks student privacy news very closely, and shares relevant news stories with our newsletter subscribers.* Approximately every month, we post “The Top 10,” a blog with our top student privacy stories. The Future of Privacy Forum is headed to IAPP! Next week in DC, FPF has several events happening at IAPP, […]

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