EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Security Task Force Jack Suess Vice President and CIO UMBC
Intro to Security Task Force • Established in July 2000 • Leadership & Staff Support from EDUCAUSE & Internet2 • Cooperation and Support of Higher Education Associations • American Council on Education • Association of American Universities • National Association of State Universities & Land-Grant Colleges • American Association of State Colleges and Universities • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities • American Association of Community Colleges • Higher Ed Sector Coordination with Government & Industry • Computer & Network Security: A Resource for Higher Ed http://www.educause.edu/security
Security Task Force Mission The EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Computer and Network Security Task Force works to improve information security and privacy across the higher education community by actively developing and promoting effective practices and solutions for the protection of critical IT assets and infrastructures.
Working Groups • Awareness and Training • Effective IT Security Practices • Policies and Legal Issues • Risk Assessment • SALSa – Internet2 Initiatives • Security Conference Program Committee
Active Partnerships • REN-ISAC and Internet2 • Stay safe online • SANS@EDU partnership • Higher education community ACE, NASULGC, NACUBO, and NSF
Special Projects • Business Continuity Planning • Disaster Recovery Planning • Data Classification • Encryption Practices & Solutions • PCI DSS Technical Practices & Solutions • Security Awareness Poster/Video Contest • Security Metrics • Third Party Data Handling Agreements
2008-09 Strategic Plan • Theme: Safeguarding Our IT Assets – Protecting Our Community’s Privacy • Goals • Strategies • Action Items • Resources to Build On • Confidential Data Handling Blueprint • Data Incident Notification Toolkit • PCI and Encryption subgroup reports
For More Information • Visit: • Security Task Force Leadership at the EDUCAUSE Publications Table in Lobby during Breaks • EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Security Task Forcehttp://www.educause.edu/security • Contact: • Mely Tynan, Tufts, STF Co-Chairamelia.firstname.lastname@example.org • Peter Siegel, UC-Davis, STF Co-Chairpmsiegel@ucdavis.edu • Rodney Petersen, EDUCAUSE, STF Staffrpetersen@educause.edu