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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
- Legal Basics for IT Professionals
March 16, 2011
A session at the EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2011
Whose laws does your campus IT department have to obey? Who can sue you for noncompliance? Why do public and private institutions have different legal requirements? Do students from other states or…
- The Development of an Institutional IT Policy Process
March 18, 2008
A session at the EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2008
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has developed a process for the life cycle of institutional IT policy that emphasizes the involvement of governance bodies, functional offices, campus departme…
- Technology Infomercials: Another Tool in the Communications Toolbox
March 13, 2006
A session at the EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2006
Indiana State University created five "technology infomercials" for students. These infomercials were distributed on CD and DVD, streamed online, and played on the campus TV network. They…