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Information Technology Security: Governance, Strategy, and Practice in Higher Education Key Findings
Friday, October 24, 2003
U.S. higher education institutions have historically enjoyed a culture of open access to information. The free flow of information faces increasing challenges as concerns about information security continue to mount. This summary of a study examines how higher education is coping with the growing cost of information technology security and with the tensions between preserving confidentiality, ensuring data integrity, and maintaining an academic environment in which information is easily available to authorized users.