A Study of the Current Use of Information Security Plans at Colleges and Universities

Author:
W.V. Maconachy, Ph.D., Peter Starland
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409.24 kB
Date:
01 July 2010
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Recent reports and testimonies to the U. S. Congress have brought into the public eye the massive extent to which U. S. information systems are penetrated by hackers and cyber spies. One recent report provided evidence that U. S. based university information systems are being used by cyber spies as collection and dissemination points for the fruits of their labors. These discoveries are leading to increased federal information security regulations. This report examines the current state of the use of systematic, well-formulated information security plans by colleges and universities.

A Study of the Current Use of Information Security Plans at Colleges and Universities