- CISO Job Description Template
- Data Classification Toolkit
- Data Incident Notification Toolkit
- Information Security Program Self-Assessment Tool
- Mentoring Toolkit
- National Cyber Security Awareness Month Resource Kit
- Toolkit for New CISOs
- Additional Toolkits
- Collaborating with Staff New!
- Confidential Data Handling Blueprint
- Cybersecurity Awareness Resource Library
- Data Protection Contractual Language: Common Themes and Examples
- Developing Your Campus Information Security Website
- GRC FAQ
- Guidelines for Data De-Identification or Anonymization
- Guidelines for Information Media Sanitization
- Guidelines for Responding to Compulsory Legal Requests for Information
- Incident Checklist for Sensitive Data Exposures
- Information Security Governance
- Mobile Internet Device Security Guidelines
- Overview of Bro
- Risk Management Framework
- Security Awareness Quick Start Guide and Security Awareness Detailed Instruction Manual
- Speakers Bureau
- Top Information Security Concerns for Researchers
- Two-Factor Authentication
- Evolution and Ascent of the CISO
- The Chief Privacy Officer in Higher Education
- Top 3 Strategic InfoSec Issues (2015)
- 2015 Strategic Information Security Issues Infographic New!
- Password Managers New!
- Third-Party Security Awareness Training Tools New!
- 7 Things You Should Know About Cloud Security
- 7 Things You Should Know About DNSSEC
- 7 Things You Should Know About IPv6
- 7 Things You Should Know About Mobile Security
- EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues
About the Guide
The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) supports higher education institutions as they improve information security governance, compliance, data protection, and privacy programs. This guide, created by practitioners for practitioners, features toolkits, case studies, effective practices, and recommendations to help jump-start campus information security initiatives. Don't reinvent the wheel – get all of the resources you need here.
As a community-driven, community-serving project, it is important for this initiative to incorporate experiences and perspectives from many different institutions. To contribute examples of practices that have been effective in your institution, please consider submitting a case study or contact email@example.com.
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