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Higher Education IT Compliance through the Prism of Risk Controls
December 6, 2013

Only through collaborative compliance and risk discussions can appropriate decisions be made about both the everyday activities and the transformative new technologies that are or will be avai…

Compliance Matrix Poster for IT & Compliance Professionals
March 17, 2010

This matrix poster developed by Symantec outlines IT Controls for security and privacy concerns related to regulatory compliance in the workplace. Topics addressed in this poster include: Regu…

Privacy and Confidentiality: Holding IT Service Providers Accountable
November 3, 2009

This ECAR research bulletin addresses the data privacy issues that must be covered by contractual language when entering into an agreement for externally provided IT services or for external con…

Information Security and Data Breach Notification Safeguards
January 28, 2010

The 2010 report describes information security and data breach notification requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management…

A Unified Approach to Information Security Compliance
January 1, 2006

© 2006 M. Peter Adler EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 5 (September/October 2006): 46–61 M. Peter Adler, JD, LLM, CISSP, CIPP, is the President of Adler InfoSec & Privacy Group LLC …

Guin v. Brazos Higher Ed. Service Corp., Inc.
January 1, 2005

Motion for Summary Judgment, Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c), claim for negligence, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, 15 U.S.C. § 6801. "Plaintiff Stacy Guin alleges that Defendant Brazos Higher Education Ser…

Privacy & Compliance: Better Safe Than Sorry
January 1, 2005

A brief description of current privacy and compliance and why it's important for higher ed institutions to stay involved. A brief description of c…

Moving Away from Social Security Numbers
January 1, 2004

Baylor University has made the commitment to change from Social Security number to an assigned ID number as the primary identifier in all applicable university information systems by the fall of 20…

IT Legislation: How It Impacts Higher Education and Why You Should Care
January 1, 2004

Recent state and federal legislation has greatly impacted IT security in higher education. This legislation is often targeted for other industries, such as HIPAA for health insurance and Gramm-Leac…

Effective Security Practices
January 1, 2004

IT security is a critical issue for institutions of higher education. Increasingly, federal (HIPAA and Gramm-Leach-Bliley) and state laws and regulations are impacting higher education. This precon…