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August 4, 2015 | Valerie M. Vogel
As higher education institutions continue identifying new ways to leverage big data, it is important to consider the privacy implications and implement best practices. Sol Bermann, campus privacy officer at the University of Michigan and co-chair of the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Chief Privacy...
June 3, 2015 | Valerie M. Vogel
National Cyber Security Awareness Month is just a few months away. Summer is the perfect time to start planning events and activities for your campus. Join EDUCAUSE and NCSA as we celebrate the 12th annual NCSAM this October.Here are a few ways you can show your support and help us make NCSAM 2015...
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,...
February 25, 2015 | Lisa Ho
Lisa Ho, Campus Privacy Officer, University of California, BerkeleyIt's common to see privacy pitted against security in the form of the question, "How much privacy are we willing to give up for security?" Some call the security vs. privacy debate a false choice and suggest the debate...
February 12, 2015 | Michael Corn
Michael Corn, Deputy CIO, Brandeis UniversityThe 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...

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