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

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.

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Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments
  2. Terms of Use
  3. Disclaimer
  4. Executive Summary
  5. The Wake-Up Call
  6. First Things First
  7. What Do We Do Now?
  8. It’s About Change
  9. Time to Act
  10. What It Means to Higher Education
  11. Methodology
  12. Appendix
  13. About the Author
  14. About The Tambellini Group
  15. Other Reports Available

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