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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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April 5, 2011 | Gregory Russo
The Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus held a panel on 4/5/2011 to discuss the progress on and possible consequences of Do Not Track (DNT) proposals and legislation efforts. The panel featured a wide spectrum of stakeholders in the online behavioral advertising market:Erich...
April 5, 2011 | Ashlan Sarff
This free hour long session, Moving Faculty and Staff to Google Apps, features a report from Boise State University on their decision to deploy Google Apps for Education.Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources: 7 Things You Should...
April 1, 2011 | Gregory Russo
The Department of Education has updated it's Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting This comprehensive document has 304 pages of step by step procedures and examples of regulatory compliance around the areas of campus safety and the recording/reporting of security incidents.Chapter 6:...
March 31, 2011 | Ashlan Sarff
Colleges and universities are confronted by a variety of information requests from law enforcement and private parties. This free hour long EDUCAUSE Live! web seminar, “Lawful Access: Issues and Challenges for Universities,” will describe the options and requirements for responding to such...
March 29, 2011 | Peggy Kurkowski
Please join us for an online-only panel discussion with six information security officers on Tuesday, April 5, 2:45-3:45 p.m. CDT. This session is part of the 2011 Security Professionals Online Conference. Not only will you be able to gain insight and inspiration from an expert panel of college and...


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