Policy and Security

EDUCAUSE Policy tracks and analyzes the issues likely to have the greatest impact on higher education IT and works with members to inform public and campus policy development. The Cybersecurity Program aims to improve information security governance, compliance, data protection, and privacy programs across the higher education sector.


Helping you to better understand how changing public policies will affect IT in higher education and advocating for the best interests of the community.

Cybersecurity Program

Led by the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) and working to provide effective security practices and programs through volunteers and focused partnerships with government, industry, and other academic organizations.

IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program

Providing resources that help you define and implement IT governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) activities on your campus.

Privacy Resources

Including a discussion group focusing on privacy issues and challenges in higher education, Data Privacy Day resources to help you increase awareness, and primers for those in the Chief Privacy Officer role.