Other Resources for Cybersecurity

The Higher Education CPO Primer, Part 1

May 12, 2017 | Educause

The Higher Education CPO Primer, Part 1

The Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers Working Group has created this resource to serve as a welcome kit for CPOs in higher education. The CPO Primer is intended to provide an overview and introductory body of knowledge to help new CPOs (or those new to higher education) better understand their job and the challenges unique […]

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College And University Data Breaches: Regulating Higher Education Cybersecurity Under State And Federal Law

May 11, 2017 | Journal of College and University Law

College And University Data Breaches: Regulating Higher Education Cybersecurity Under State And Federal Law

This article discusses the types of breaches commonly faced by higher education institutions and what steps these institutions can take to limit liability and properly respond to potential litigation. Part I will address how data breaches occur, and Part II will outline what kind of data breaches commonly affect colleges and universities, including examples of colleges and […]

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Balancing Student Privacy, Campus Security, and Public Safety: Issues for Campus Leaders

May 11, 2017 | American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Balancing Student Privacy, Campus Security, and Public Safety: Issues for Campus Leaders

The purpose of this paper is twofold: to provide background information on student privacy and campus security, and to review best practices that college and university leaders may consider to help ensure that a system is in place to simultaneously maximize an open community and manage public safety preparedness and responsiveness. It is also intended […]

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Big Data in the Campus Landscape

May 11, 2017 | EDUCAUSE

Big Data in the Campus Landscape

This paper is a publication of the ECAR Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. It is the third paper in a four-part series focusing on Big Data in the Campus Landscape. ECAR working groups bring together higher education IT leaders to address core technology challenges. Individuals at EDUCAUSE member institutions are invited to collaborate on projects […]

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Student Privacy & Data Security: A State Education Agency Discussion Framework

May 10, 2017 | Council of Chief State School Officers

Student Privacy & Data Security: A State Education Agency Discussion Framework

This resource is designed to assist chiefs and state education agency leadership in engaging in a robust and productive conversation within the agency. This guide should be used to support agency leadership in the use of data and technology in meeting their overall vision, mission, and goals.

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Privacy Evaluation Questions

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

Privacy Evaluation Questions

The Qualitative questions are part of the questions used to drive the Common Sense District Privacy Evaluation Initiative. These qualitative questions can be used to evaluate the protections and potential risks as they are defined in policies and terms of service of educational software. Between the legal rationale supplied with the Category descriptions and the […]

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Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

This study is a result of automated tests on 1,221 logins used by 1,128 vendors for technology used in schools and by youth. We surveyed login locations (login URLs) to assess the level of basic support for encryption. While our list of sites is not exhaustive, it is representative of websites from small developers, well-established companies, […]

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Security Planning Rubric

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

Security Planning Rubric

This rubric describes the status of issues that districts can examine to determine current degree of security preparedness.

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CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

This course is designed for school district leaders who need help in understanding existing privacy laws, defining best and necessary practices around privacy, and communicating with their communities.

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