Data Security for the Research Administrator

(90 minutes)  Protecting research information and systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction is a critical component to safeguarding research information and preventing financial loss or damage to the university's reputation. Protecting confidential information is not only a legal and business requirement, but is also an ethical requirement.

Due to increased cybersecurity concerns throughout the world, research sponsors are including more stringent requirements for working with restricted data. There is a notable increase in the number of grants and contracts requiring the university to implement specific privacy and security safeguards for data and information systems as mandated by federal (HIPAA, FISMA, NIST, CMMC, FERPA, GLBA, ITAR, Privacy Act), state and/or local law, industry sanctioned (PCI-DSS), university policies (i.e. UF Privacy Office, Security Office) or agreements (i.e. Data Use Agreement, Business Associate Agreement, etc.).

This session will describe the basis of the requirements and offer best practices in creating compliant environments, with a special emphasis on the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).



Steven Lovaas, University Information Security Officer, Colorado State University
Erik Deumens, Research Computing Director, Information Technology, University of Florida
Stephanie Gray, Assistant Vice President, Office of Research, University of Florida

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Member Price: $105.00
Non-Member Price: $125.00

Gain an understanding of the federal regulations governing research data and identify best practices in creating policies and environments to protect research data, with a special emphasis on the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

Steven Lovaas

University Information Security Officer

Colorado State University

Erik Deumens

Research Computing Director, Information Technology

University of Florida

Stephanie Gray

Assistant Vice President, Office of Research

University of Florida

Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

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