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Improve Student Privacy and Data Security at Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) Through Outreach and Compliance Efforts

Goal Leader:

Photo of Jason Gray Jason Gray, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Deputy Goal Leader: Frank Miller, Director of the Student Privacy Policy and Assistance Office (Acting), Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development


Goal Statement: By September 30, 2019, the Department will increase information security program outreach activities to IHEs by 40% in order to help protect Federal systems and data privacy and security and commence audits of IHEs subject to A-133 and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), resulting in 36 IHEs (from a baseline of zero) completing an audit of GLBA-related information security safeguards with no significant findings.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates