Other Resources for Cybersecurity

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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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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CoSN Cybersecurity Toolkit

April 6, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)

CoSN Cybersecurity Toolkit

CoSN’s set of fundamental resources to help school districts protect against cyberthreats and develop effective security programs. The resources include: A planning rubric providing a comprehensive set of action areas required for a complete security plan, describing what those elements might look like at basic, developing, adequate and advanced levels A planning template—a structure for […]

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Ed Tech Product Privacy Evaluations

April 6, 2017 | Common Sense Media

Ed Tech Product Privacy Evaluations

The Common Sense Privacy Ratings Initiative rates the privacy policies on ed-tech products used by schools. The privacy rating system is based on a rubric.

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