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Summer Workshop Presentations Posted

Selected videos are now available from our Summer Workshop, which was held online on June 13, 2022.

Workshop Presentations

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Cybersecurity Incident Response

Cybersecurity incidents can be frightening, especially in the first few hours after an incident has been detected. The California Community Colleges Information Security Center, in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office, has created a guide to support you through this process.

Incident Response Guide

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Ransomware Defense for California Community Colleges

Due to a recent rise in ransomware attacks on higher education institutions, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the Information Security Center delivered a webinar on the topic on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

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Zoom Video Conferencing Security Practices

As many California Community College district employees and staff are working remotely, there have been growing concerns around security and privacy when using the video conferencing application Zoom. This guide outlines the major security risks and concerns, and recommend steps that can be taken to remedy them.


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The top information security priorities and our commitment to the CCC


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What We Do:

The California Community Colleges Information Security Center proactively assesses the information security needs of the system, and offers services to CCC campuses designed to maintain the integrity of information systems by:

  • Understanding CCC IS priorities
  • Offering free vulnerability scanning
  • Developing IS policies & procedures
  • Promoting IS awareness
  • Publicizing important IS information

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