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Data Privacy Month 2014Did you know that Data Privacy Month (January 28-February 28, 2015) is just two months away? Now is the perfect time for colleges and universities to start planning activities and events.

Here are several ways that you can help raise awareness about data privacy issues on your campus.

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March 19, 2015 | David Sherry
The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Working Group has developed a series of security translation papers for specific campus audiences. These papers highlight key security program points for procurement staff, treasury operations staff,...
March 6, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
On February 27, President Obama released draft legislation, the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015, promoting the use of codes of conduct by companies who want to protect customers’ data privacy and security.
March 6, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
On February, 26, the Department of Education (ED) released a 10-minute training video and model terms of service
March 6, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
On February 2, President Obama released his $4 trillion proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016 in which he called for a 10 percent increase in cybersecurity spending to better protect federal and private sector networks from cyberthreats. The budget includes $14 billion for U.S. cybersecurity systems...
March 6, 2015 | Jennifer Ortega
Information sharing on cyber threats between the public and private sector is a major issue for both Congress and the Obama Administration this year. Legislation has already been introduced in Congress, and the executive branch is working to implement a new executive order issued by the president...

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