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EDUCAUSE is hosting the 14th Annual Security Professionals Conference on 18-20 April 2016, at the Westin Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington.
The theme for the conference is Data, Intelligence, Risk and Value: Security and Privacy in Higher Ed. More information is available at the conference website (http://www.educause.edu/events/security-professionals-conference).
A site visit to AusCERT was undertaken on Tuesday 1st September, followed by the QUDIT ICT Security CoP Meeting and a higher education security workshop at QUT on Wednesday 2nd September. 8 Universities participated in the workshop (ACU, CQU, Federation, Griffith, JCU, QUT, SCU and UQ).
The workshop identified 4 main areas of findings representing both challenges and required responses, summarized as:
The CAUDIT Cybersecurity Community serves as both a strategic and functional vehicle. Engagement by the CoP will focus on trends, risks, threats, impacts, controls and good practices associated with all aspects of cybersecurity related to people, process and technology.
It is planned to organise a site visit to AusCERT at University of QLD sometime soon after the 14th July for about 2 or so hours, followed by lunch....