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The 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.
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Security Management
- Data Privacy Month: Are You Smarter Than Your Phone?
January 9, 2013
Nearly everyone on a college campus today has a mobile phone, capable of accomplishing amazing tasks while on the go. But, how SHOULD you make use of your smartphone? You are smarter than your ph…
- Teaching Without Walls: Life Beyond the Lecture
September 14, 2009
Malcolm Brown , EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative director, will moderate this web seminar with Michelle Pacansky-Brock , where sheâ€™ll pull back the curtain on the classroom of the future…
- Speak Up 2008: A National Survey of Kâ€“12 Students, Teachers, Parents, and School Leaders
February 2, 2009
Since 2003, the Speak Up National Research Project has collected authentic feedback about technology and education from over 1.3 million Kâ€“12 students. Learn about the expectations of toda…
- Widgets: The Slicing and Dicing (and Splicing) of Sharable Learning Content
January 27, 2009
Educators have been searching for ways to modularize and share educational content since the inception of online learning. However, for reasons both cultural and technological, the academic commu…
- Constitution Day 2008: Free Speech in Cyberspace
September 17, 2008
This webcast provides a brief overview of several novel and emerging dimensions of free expression in digital communications: how the Supreme Court has dealt with Internet speech under the First …
- Outsourcing and Offshoring
January 1, 2005
Outsourcing and offshoring provide opportunities for cost reduction and service improvements. It is important, however, to carefully select target tasks and services and to have appropriate contr…