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The EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) works to improve information security, data protection, and privacy programs across the higher education sector through its volunteers and focused partnerships with government, industry and other academic organizations.
New to Your Security Role?
If you are a new CISO or new to the higher education community, we recommend checking out the Toolkit for New CISOs, a resource developed by members of the Higher Education Information Security Council.
Information Security Guide: Effective Practices and Solutions for Higher Education
The Information Security Guide: Effective Practices and Solutions for Higher Education is a compendium of information providing guidance on effective approaches to the application of information security at institutions of higher education. It is a key publication of the Higher Education Information Security Council. The guide's content is actively maintained by a large group of volunteers who are information security practitioners at a variety of colleges and universities. The content itself is a rich combination of materials written for the guide, articles written for other publications, presentations from information security conferences, case studies, examples of processes, procedures, and forms used by various institutions, toolkits, hot topics, and references to a wide variety of other materials from EDUCAUSE and other sources. This infographic provides a quick overview of the guide.
Library Items on this Topic
EDUCAUSE Library Items for Cybersecurity
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Engagement for Colleges and Universities
July 24, 2014
A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Engagement for Colleges and Universities
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is increasing its efforts to enhance cybersecurity awareness and network protection at colleges and universities in response to the recent wave of c…
- An Introduction to the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC)
May 7, 2014
A session at the Security Professionals Conference
An Introduction to the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) OUTCOMES: Get a history of the REN-ISAC * Learn about the different REN-…
- Podcast: Bret Ingerman on Effective Strategies for Data Security
March 16, 2012
Bret Ingerman is the vice president for computing and information services at Vassar College. He serves as the chief technology officer and as a member of Vassar's senior administrative …
- Obama Administration Submits to Congress a Legislative Proposal for Cybersecurity
May 13, 2011
In response to a letter to the President from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and six Senate committee chairs, the Obama administration has provided its input on cybersecurity legislation that …
- Information Security and Data Breach Notification Safeguards
January 28, 2010
The 2010 report describes information security and data breach notification requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management…