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Working to provide effective security practices and programs through volunteers and focused partnerships with government, industry, and other academic organizations.

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Campus & Public Policy

A gathering place for campus policy discussions and events as well as monitoring and analysis of the latest public policy issues affecting higher education.


Effective practices, case studies, toolkits, and news from HEISC.


IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Resources to help define and implement IT GRC activities.

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EDUCAUSE to FCC: Protect the Open Internet

In a recent letter to the FCC, EDUCAUSE requested that commissioners incorporate the interests of higher education institutions in future deliberations.

How Do You Manage IT Risk?

Resources to help you implement IT governance, risk, and compliance activities on your campus.

Learn the Latest Cybersecurity Threats

Register now for the Security Professionals Conference, May 6-8, in St. Louis and online.

Policy Digest: Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Distance Ed

Get the lates news on policy issues affecting higher education IT.

Preview 2014 Cybersecurity Plans

2014 marks the 15th year EDUCAUSE members have helped shape cybersecurity programs and resources for higher education. View 2014 plans.

Are your security awareness programs working?

This ECAR research bulletin discusses how information security teams can improve and mature their security awareness activities by implementing an effective...

Security Professionals Conference

Security 2014 | May 6-8 in St. Louis and Online
Mind Tricks and Other Strategies for Information Security
The annual conference is the premier forum for connecting information security professionals, security analysts, IT staff, privacy officers, C-level executives, and others from across the higher education community. Learn More >



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Events for all Levels and Interests

Whether you're looking for a conference to attend face-to-face to connect with peers, or for an online event for team professional development, see what's upcoming.


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Explore EDUCAUSE professional development opportunities that match your career aspirations and desired level of time investment through our interactive online guide.


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Get on the Higher Ed IT Map

Employees of EDUCAUSE member institutions and organizations are invited to create individual profiles.



2014 Strategic Priorities

  • Building the Profession
  • IT as a Game Changer
  • Foundations

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EDUCAUSE is the foremost community of higher education IT leaders and professionals.