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Why Technical Metrics Aren't Enough: 10 Strategic Security Measures to Consider
May 8, 2014 | A session at the Security Professionals Virtual Conference 2014

Learn how 10 strategic security measures, when tied to business objectives, are more effective than tactical operational measures (systems patched, incidents reported) in determining your current…

Enterprise Content-Aware DLP Solution Comparison and Select Vendor Profiles
May 14, 2013

This Gartner report covers content-aware data-loss prevention, which has grown up and is on the verge of becoming a standard part of security architecture. A small set of vendors dominate a major…

Information Security Program Assessment Tool
February 3, 2014

This self-assessment tool was created to evaluate the maturity of higher education information security programs using as a framework the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700…

8 Mobile Device Security Steps
October 1, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - 8 Mobile Device Security Steps

Every organization is challenged to rapidly deploy mobile device security. The SANS 8 Mobile Device Security Steps is a community-driven project to provide the most up-to-date information on the …

What's Your Number? Measuring the Maturity of Your Security Program with HEISC's New Assessment Tool
October 16, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

Do you know how mature your security program is? EDUCAUSE has developed an enhanced information security program assessment tool to help you gauge your program. This session will introduce the new …

HEISC Town Hall Webinar: 2012-2013 Strategic Plan
January 9, 2012

In this webinar, the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) discussed the following topics;  Information security changes in the past 10 years Ongoing challenges for sec…

Breaches and a Lawsuit: An Institution's Road to Recovery
April 17, 2013 | A session at the Security Professionals Conference

As a result of its breaches and a class action lawsuit, the University of Hawaii has undertaken extensive actions to transform its information security landscape. We will describe the timeline of e…

Proven Strategies for Web Application Security
April 16, 2013 | A session at the Security Professionals Conference

Web application security is the Sisyphean task facing institutions of all sizes. Approaching web application security is an extremely daunting task. University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts…

The Enemy Is Us: Doing the Work of Information Security Better
April 17, 2013 | A session at the Security Professionals Conference

Within information security departments, staff often get so bogged down in "getting the job done" that they can never assess how they are doing their job and whether they can do anything …

A Pragmatic Information Security Program for Small Institutions
April 16, 2013 | A session at the Security Professionals Conference

When no one has "information security" in their job title, how can a small institution develop (and maintain) a reasonable IT security profile? An institution's information security …


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