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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.

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October 13, 2014 | Valerie M. Vogel
By Shelby Cunningham, Marcelle Drakes-Ruffin, and Ashley Rae TolbertShelby Cunningham, Marcelle Drakes-Ruffin, and Ashley Rae Tolbert are graduate students in the Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM) program at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University.When...
October 10, 2014 | Nancy Hays
By Nigel P. MelvilleNigel P. Melville is associate professor of Information Systems in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.MOOCs are the latest in a long line of socio-technical systems to alter everyday work practices. One semester, a professor is teaching 85 MBA...
October 7, 2014 | Nelson Cicchitto
Nelson Cicchitto is chairman and CEO of Avatier Corporation, a company he founded in 1997.It amazes me that, despite all the money being spent on security measures, from endpoints to data leak prevention to database security, the single largest vulnerability continues to be passwords. To be...
October 6, 2014 | Lance Spitzner
Lance Spitzner is the training director for SANS Securing the Human.A common misconception, including among security professionals, is that if someone is technical, they must be secure. If someone knows how to code in Python, configure a Unix server, or maintain a network of routers, then they must...
October 2, 2014 | Raechelle Clemmons
Raechelle Clemmons is vice president and chief information officer at St. Norbert College.[Thanks to Raechelle Clemmons and the Green Bay Press Gazette for allowing EDUCAUSE to republish this column for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. —Editor]October is right around the corner, and...

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