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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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An Introduction to NIST SP 800-171 for Higher Education Institutions

April 27, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

An Introduction to NIST SP 800-171 for Higher Education Institutions

This introduction to NIST 800-171 provides a brief overview of the special publication, how Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) is defined, common types of data in higher education that “may” be called CUI, and what intuitional information should be “out of scope.” To illustrate how institutions are currently responding to NIST 800-171, three brief case studies […]

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New York Data Security & Privacy Resource Center

April 27, 2017 | New York State Regional Information Centers

New York Data Security & Privacy Resource Center

This website provides context on data security and privacy issues in K-12 education, introduces NYS education law 2-d, discusses privacy challenges and concerns, and provides resources and best practices.

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Learning Assembly Public School Parent Poll

April 27, 2017 | The Learning Assembly

Learning Assembly Public School Parent Poll

In order to understand what parents know and believe about how technology might be impacting learning for their child, the Learning Assembly commissioned a national poll of K-12 public school parents. The poll also measured parents’ opinions about the use technology to tailor learning experiences for their students. Nationally, 1,000 K-12 public school parents participated […]

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Parents’ Attitudes Toward Education Technology

April 27, 2017 | NPR Marketplace

Parents’ Attitudes Toward Education Technology

Marketplace will soon be wrapping up a year-long exploration of technology in the classroom. In a national, online survey of parents of kids in grades 3 through 12 conducted by Lieberman Research Worldwide, “Parents’ Attitudes Toward Educational Technology,” we found parents feel good about the growing use of technology in education, and most think it […]

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