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Cedric Bennett (Stanford University)

Cedric Bennett
Emeritus Director, Information Security Services

Palo Alto, California

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Ced Bennett has worked in senior management in higher education IT for more than thirty years. As Director of Information Security Services for Stanford University he led a department tasked with building awareness and driving change in individual and organizational behavior with regard to increasing institutional information security. Prior to joining Stanford he held IT leadership positions in the electronics, wholesale/retail, health care, and IT services industries.

Ced is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and seminars. He has been a member of the Leadership Team of the EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council (formerly the Security Task Force) for the past 7 years, and served as program chair for the 2004 Security Professionals Workshop. Among his many contributions to the field, he was instrumental in the creation and direction of the CAUSE Management Institute (now the EDUCAUSE Institute, both the Leadership and Management Programs) and served as a faculty member through 1997. He was also a founding faculty member of the CAUDIT-EDUCAUSE Institute held in Australia serving on the faculty from 1998 to 2001. He was a member of the CAUSE Board of Directors from 1985 through 1989, serving as chairman in 1987.

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EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
June 2011
EDUCAUSE Quarterly
January 2006
EDUCAUSE Quarterly
January 2005
EDUCAUSE Quarterly
January 2004
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January 1997

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