Category : Special Interest Group

EUNIS Information Security workshop outcomes

Below you’ll find an overview of the outcomes from the EUNIS Information Security Group (Info Sec) GDPR workshop that was held at the University of Malaga, Spain on 27-28 January 2020. It addressed various security and privacy issues, such as warning systems, incident response, vulnerability checks, information security training, risk management and GDPR in HEIs.

In two half days around 25 information security experts presented and exchanged experiences. They discussed topics as varied as the dangers of unencrypted email traffic (POP3, IMAP, SMTP), the disastrous impact of Emotet attacks, and the lack of awareness among users.

Read the report here.
Read more on the EUNIS InfoSec SIG activity here.
If you have any questions, or want to share ideas on topics you would like to discuss with us, please email us at: thorsten.kuefer@eunis.org.

Launch of the EUNIS Cloud Management Community

Cloud Management discipline is soon a special interest community under the wings of EUNIS. During the last years the usage of cloud services in HEI have increased and there is a high demand to structure and manage this usage, so that the researchers and teachers as well as the HEI benefits most from it.

The Cloud Management community will focus on the common challenges HEI meet by introducing and managing cloud usage. In detail, this includes the following key activities:

–      Discuss and find solutions for common challenges, e.g. governance structures, data security, integrating cloud services into the on premise architecture, licensing etc.

–      Develop best practices / Blue prints for these challenges

–      Exchange knowledge in regular workshops

You can already find more information on the Cloud community web here.

If you are interested in joining the Cloud community, please e-mail to: denise.dittrich@eunis.org

We also plan a pre-Congress Cloud Management community meeting, so save the date: 9th of June for the #EUNIS20.

EUNIS Business Intelligence seminar: 3-4 February, U. of Ghent, Belgium

EUNIS BI Special Interest Group invites you for seminar Make data smart – a road map to the next level that will be held the University of Ghent, Belgium on 3-4 February 2020. Read the preliminary agenda and register here by 20 January 2020.

The overall goal of the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group at EUNIS is to act as a network of practitioners and researchers within the field of BI and analytics in European universities and Higher Education Institutions.

The network aims to promote a cooperative knowledge sharing environment for the development of innovative applications (e.g. predictive analytics or decision support, across all HE subject categories), and the exchange of ideas and experiences on BI in HE institutions such as success factors, technology and software. Finally, there is an intention to foster future BI and analytics projects joining institutions across Europe. Read more on the BI SIG activity here.