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, and data owners. These documents serve as an educational and awareness tool, as well as a marketing tool for the campus information security office.
Each document provides two pages of information:
By: Michael Staton
Time and again, as local institutions...
Michael Corn, Deputy CIO, Brandeis University
The floodgates are opening on organizational analytics and I worry that privacy is going to drown in the deluge. By organizational analytics, I'm referring to using the techniques of data mining and big data to look at ourselves, both operationally and from a mission perspective — how our students are doing, how effective our teaching is, and how our administrative support of the mission intersects with outcomes....
Tracy Mitrano, Former Director of IT Policy and Law, Cornell University; and Jake Cunningham, Information Security Officer, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Or, How Technology Helps Your Friendly Neighborhood Policeman Violate Your Privacy in New and Innovative Ways
Geoffrey S. Nathan, Faculty Liaison for Computing and Information Technology, Wayne State University
We already know that our government (and other people's governments) like to collect vast amounts of data on its citizens, on the off-chance that the data might prove useful in preventing a terrorist attack. And, given the extent of mission creep,...
“Be the Change You Wish to See in the World”
Call it disruption. Call it progress. Call it innovation.
No matter how it’s labeled, real sustainable change begins from within—inside the hallowed halls of academia, and inside the hearts and minds of individuals driving those institutions forward,
NGLC is proud to again offer two annual programs that are breaking down barriers to college completion and student...