Category Archives: Privacy

Privacy risk management practices will be covered including privacy risk assessments and practices surrounding online privacy, privacy policy, web trackers, behavioral analytics.

Behavioral Analytics: Politics and Technology of Hoodies and Profiling

Behavioral analytics and social media analytics technology is outpacing the policies and politics of hoodies and behavioral profiling. This is the long standing issue of what is IT’s role in administering acceptable use, crime prevention and the use of technology to enforce it. This … Continue reading

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March Madness of Higher Education Data Breaches

In honor of March Madness the folks at Application Security, Inc have released the Second Annual Higher Education Data Breach Madness Brackets. This is a fun look at the serious issue of higher education data breaches using brackets to create a “data … Continue reading

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Revised FERPA Sacrifices Students Privacy

When the FERPA privacy going gets tough, the tough get the privacy laws changed. Or so it seems from reviewing the Revised FERPA rules. What ever happened to the ethos “if it saves one child _______”. Yet, at the very time … Continue reading

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Facebook Privacy Policy: Will Changes End Facebook for Colleges

Facebook privacy policy concerns are front and center in the wake of changes made to the social media site. What is your college going to do? Facebook’s addition of Timeline and “Open Graph” have many people concerned and some privacy advocacy … Continue reading

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Fighting Spam Phishing and Spoofing for Cyber Security Awareness Month

Fighting email spam, phishing and spoofing scams is a never ending battle which means it should be one the areas CIO’s focus on during Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber Security Awareness Month is after all mostly about raising our collective … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Month Preparations

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), or simply cyber security month, which is only 3 weeks away. But there is still time for CIO’s to organize a local cyber security campaign around NCSAM in their organization. National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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Cyber War With China on a Campus Near You

We are in a cyber war with China and your college or university may be ground zero. That is according to a report by The Epoch Times which describes a documentary of a Chinese military program propaganda that inadvertently revealed software design … Continue reading

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