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EUNIS Annual Benchmarking webinar: 25 Nov

We have been looking forward to meeting you, but will have to settle for a virtual workshop for now, and wait for safer times to travel.

Therefore EUNIS BencHEIT annual workshop will be held online in zoom, on the 25th of November 2020 at 13.00-15.00 UTC.

Agenda and speakers:

  • BencHEIT survey: Opening words, Ilkka Siissalo, University of Helsinki, Finland; Schedule of round BM2020, Project Group
  • Experiences and use of benchmarking at Aarhus University, Peter Bruun Nielsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Automation and use of robots to collect data, Jere Reinikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Reporting and machine learning, Sami Ropponen & Sonja Laakkonen, Aalto University, Finland
  • Adapting the survey in response to the pandemic, update on Virtual EDUCAUSE conference,  Leah Lang, EDUCAUSE
  • In search of digitalization indicators, Hans Wohlfarth, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Discussion about how to evaluate Covid19 experiences
Have a look to the more detailed agenda and register here.
If you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on bm-pg@eunis.org

Outputs from the EUNIS “Data Protection and Cloud Security” online workshop now available

EUNIS Information Security Special Interest Group (InfoSec) organised the 2-hour online workshop “Data Protection and Cloud Security” on 27th of October 2020 targeted to CIO’s, security officers and those involved in legislative policy and compliance.

The workshop focused on how cloud services help to make available and protect data.

The introductory address was delivered by Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser, Jisc, UK.

Legislative aspects concerning remote working, online teaching and research, data protection and security policies have been discussed as well.

Read the outputs from the workshop here.

EUNIS Information Security workshop: 3 Nov

You are invited to EUNIS 2-hour online workshop organised by the EUNIS Information Security Special Interest Group (InfoSec):

  •  ‘How To Make Cloud Services Secure’

When: Nov 3, 2020 14:00 – 16.00 CET

This two-hour workshop will address what actions can be taken, and what approaches and tools are available, to increase security in a world where cloud services rule – examples are Microsoft’s 365 and Amazon services. What is the role of, and how to best set up security centres? What can be done to prevent, detect, resolve security breaches? How to set priorities in security policies? How to use offerings by cloud service providers  to improve our security? The introductory talk will be delivered by Jeroen Vandeleur, Service line lead Cloud Security, NVISO, Belgium. The discussions will address technical and implementation issues.

If terms like ‘MISP’, ‘DKIM’ and ‘SPF’ ring a bell, this workshop is for you!

Expected audience: CIO’s, security officers involved in the technology behind secure cloud service delivery

More detailed programme here.

Register in advance for this meeting here.

After registering, within 48 hours you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please note, the priority to attend both events will be given to the EUNIS members.

Read more on the Information Security and GDPR Special Interest Group here.

IMS Europe Summit 2020 online

IMS Europe Summit 2020 starts on November 2 — the first of four virtual meetings held during the month—hosted by IMS Europe and offered free for everyone. Sessions focus on various topics related to online learning and edtech in Europe. The agenda includes a mix of informative presentations, open discussions, and expert lightning talks. Visit https://www.imsglobal.org/event/europe/2020 to view the meeting schedules and to register.