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White Paper: Leading an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Initiative in Higher Education

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Why Read This Report

Higher education institutions are not immune from the cybersecurity threats faced by organizations and companies in other industries. The white paper is intended to share a practitioner’s high-level perspective on topics related to information security—with a highlight on identity management—at a small, residential, liberal arts institution. It is intended to provide insights and lessons learned on how an institution, operating with limited resources, can implement a robust information security program. With a focus on leading identity and access management (IAM) initiatives and managing that change, the paper provides tactics and suggestions that higher education or non-profit institutions may find useful.

Key Questions Answered

  • How to build a robust information security program with limited resources.
  • How to lead technology changes and manage changes after implementation.
  • What questions should be asked before committing to an IAM project?
  • What are key attributes to consider in evaluating IAM platforms?

Report Features

  • Download complimentary Executive Summary.
  • Author: Fred Damiano, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Chief Information Officer, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Report Length: 18 pages.
  • Report Availability: December 2017.

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. The Wake-Up Call
  3. First Things First
  4. What Do We Do Now?
  5. It’s About Change
  6. Time to Act
  7. What It Means to Higher Education
  8. Methodology

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