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Skills Within the IT Security Organization
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Mark Cather, JD, CISSP, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Across higher education, IT security started, many years ago, as just another set of duties assigned to existing IT staff members. As time progressed and risks became recognized beyond the IT department, IT security became more structured and...

The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity Governance to Universities
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Dave Swartz , VP and CIO, American University

The threat of data breaches, ransomware, and denial of service attacks is growing with each passing year. Big data and the Internet of Things are also exploding, so the scope of the problem is growing almost exponentially.  We not only need...

Cheerleader and Defender: Expanding Roles of the CIO
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Dan Ewart, VP for Infrastructure and CIO, University of Idaho

As the chief information officer of a rural, land grant research institution, I face many of the same challenges and opportunities as my peers at like institutions. The roles of a higher education CIO have changed over the years but I think that...

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