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Making the Campus Web Safer, One Application at a Time
April 11, 2007 | A session at the Security 2007

A year ago, UT Austin identified Web application security as an important initiative for developers. As part of that initiative, UT developed an application security curriculum focused on the Open …

Effective Security Metrics
April 11, 2007 | A session at the Security 2007

This presentation will show how the University of Pittsburgh successfully uses incident, operational, and compliance metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of its security controls, as well as to…

Security Risk Management Medley: Assessment Methodologies and Operational Perspectives
April 11, 2007 | A session at the Security 2007

The task of developing and implementing an information security risk management program can be a significant challenge for academic institutions. This presentation will feature information security…

Secrets of Superspies
April 11, 2007 | A session at the Security 2007

Spies are unstoppable geniuses who can steal any information they want. Then there are the spy wannabes such as criminals, hackers, and even your employees. As good as spies are in stealing your in…

Seminar 3P - A Blueprint for Handling Sensitive Data: Security, Privacy, and Other Considerations PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee are required to attend this seminar.
March 19, 2007 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2007

Information security risks at colleges and universities present challenging legal, policy, technical, and operational issues. According to a recent study by the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Re…

Information Systems Under Attack: Managing Enterprise Risk
February 22, 2007 | A session at the Cybersecurity Summit 2007 for NSF Large Research Facilities

Today's enterprise information systems are increasingly coming under attack by sophisticated adversaries around the world including nation-states, terrorist organizations, criminals, hackers, …

IT Security in Higher Education: A Sea Change
October 11, 2006 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2006 Annual Conference

ECAR data from 2003 and 2005 make it possible to compare the state of IT security over a critical two-year period. The findings from this analysis are striking, revealing an organizational, technol…

Seminar 09F - Effective IT Security Practices PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee is required to attend this seminar.
October 9, 2006 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2006 Annual Conference

IT security is a critical issue in higher education. This seminar will focus on network security architectures, infrastructure, data security, incident detection, prevention, and response. A framew…

Giving the Heave-Ho to Worms, Spyware, and Bots!
June 19, 2006 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference 2006

IRC bots, trojan horses, rootkits, zero-day threats, and compromised PCs may result in sensitive data exposures and unwanted publicity, not to mention the loss of user productivity and time spent r…

Are Security and Quality Assurance Part of Your Software Development Life Cycle?
April 25, 2006 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference 2006

Three out of four vendor or homegrown Web applications have high-risk bugs or security vulnerabilities. This presentation will demonstrate simple but deadly techniques that allow hackers to access …