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Higher Education Faces Increased Scrutiny of Cybersecurity Measures

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Cybersecurity should be a top priority for all higher education institutions. Public expectations for information security safeguards are high, and data theft or compromise can have a serious impact on your institution’s finances, operations, and public trust.

Institutions that participate in Title IV programs face additional information security requirements, and new information security audit procedures are expected. Planning for and implementing these standards will help your institution maintain compliance and protect your data.

This article explains:

  • Key components of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) requirements for institutions that participate in Title IV programs
  • Information security audit procedures expected in the 2018 USDE Single Audit Compliance Supplement
  • Next steps to help your institution prepare for these standards

Data security is a business risk, which means everyone is responsible. Click to read more

CapinCrouse has more than 45 years of nonprofit and higher education industry expertise, and we offer a full range of audit, accounting, tax, advisory, and cybersecurity services.

Please contact us with questions about cybersecurity requirements or to discuss how we can help your institution reduce your cybersecurity risk.

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