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Business-Higher Education Forum, 2014
The Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) has achieved particular success in operationalizing the National Higher Education and Workforce Initiative (HEWI) in Maryland around cybersecurity. Leveraging its membership of corporate CEOs, university presidents, and government agency leaders, BHEF partnered with the University System of Maryland to…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Security, Corporations, College Presidents
Barkanic, Stephen – Business-Higher Education Forum, 2016
The United States faces a pressing national security and competitiveness challenge rooted in a shortage of a diverse, highly skilled workforce, particularly in vital cross-disciplinary fields such as data science and analytics, cybersecurity, and information technology. To address this challenge, Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) launched the…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Postsecondary Education, Labor Needs, Strategic Planning
Business-Higher Education Forum, 2013
This is the first in a series of Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) playbooks intended to assist companies, higher education institutions, private philanthropies, membership associations, professional societies, government agencies, and other stakeholders seeking to understand the potential value of investing in coordinated strategic,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Academic Persistence
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Williams, Cheryl S.; Krueger, Keith R. – T.H.E. Journal, 2005
Most educators have little experience or expertise in cybersecurity. Yet, it is one of the most pressing vulnerabilities in today's society. Beyond simply being aware of this vulnerability, educational leaders must ask themselves: What is an effective strategy for managing cybersecurity concerns? Whom do you trust to give you the best information?…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Computer Security, Crime, School Districts
US Department of Homeland Security, 2010
Critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) provide the essential services that support basic elements of American society. Compromise of these CIKR could disrupt key government and industry activities, facilities, and systems, producing cascading effects throughout the Nation's economy and society and profoundly affecting the national…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research and Development, National Security, Information Management
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Silverstone, Ariel – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2004
In academic settings, battling Internet threats and coming out unscathed is uncommon. Unfortunately, on many college campuses cyber-security concerns rarely extend beyond the IT staff and are addressed in a disparate, ad-hoc fashion. Yet, while many universities and large corporations were hit hard by the recent NetSky and Sasser worms, fewer than…
Descriptors: Campuses, Academic Freedom, Computer Security, Educational Technology