Security Practices

Harvard IT Security Resources

Security Presentations

Presentations given on a wide range of security topics. These presentations are designed to make viewers aware of general security issues and offer practical advice and guidance.

IT Summit 2013


Surviving the Internet

Measuring Compliance

Information on social media perils and steps to secure your online presence along with free tools and printable smart cards.

Facebook Smart Card

Google Smart Card

Twitter Smart Card

LinkedIn Smart Card

Guidelines for how to create good passwords, protect yourself on social medial, locking down your workstation, and securing your mobile device.

Using Tenable Security Center to measure system configuration for compliance.


National Cyber Security Month 2012

NCSAM 2012 SEAS Protecting yourself from Cyber Risks
Tools and practices recommended by the Harvard CISO (ppt 405k)

NCSAM #4 2012 Have device, will travel
How to be mobile and safe (ppt 753k)

NCSAM #3 2012 Taming Lions, Tigers and Windows
Turn your operating system into a lean, mean, malware fighting machine (ppt 777k)

NCSAM #2 2012 Is it ever not social?
Protecting yourself in the age of social media (ppt 610k)

NCSAM #1 2012 Cloudy with a chance of Identity Theft
A good password is very often your only defense from cyber-attack (ppt 768k)



General presentations

HUIT IT Security Digital Certificates (ppt 603k)

Security Best Practices for Website Hardening (ppt 453k)

Massachusetts Law and High Risk Information Brochure (pdf 1 MB)

Central Admin Practices Brochure (pdf 974 k)

LeRoy Rooker presentation on FERPA