For over a decade, colleges and universities have promoted National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) each October as part of a collaborative effort to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safe online. Since information security is everyone’s responsibility, here are some tips to share with your campus this month.
BiographyValerie M. Vogel has worked in higher education for 15 years. She joined EDUCAUSE in 2000 and currently serves as a Program Manager for the Cybersecurity Initiative. She is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and management of the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) and the annual Security Professionals Conference, as well as other cybersecurity and privacy initiatives for the higher education community. Previously, Valerie provided administrative support on behalf of EDUCAUSE for the National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Advanced Networking with Minority Serving Institutions (AN-MSI).
Prior to joining EDUCAUSE, Valerie worked for SAIC as a documentation specialist. Valerie holds a BS in Psychology from James Madison University.
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An interview with Joanne McNabb, director of privacy education and policy within the Office of the Attorney General in the California Department of Justice and an appointed member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.