Collaborating with Faculty on Information Security

Organization: EDUCAUSE
Published: February 2, 2015

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 faculty space – can be a huge hurdle to jump for information security practitioners.
Below are some guidelines in FAQ format on how to work with faculty to understand and mitigate the risks to university data in the realm of academia.