Winter Workshops: IT Security & Accessibility

CCC Information Security & ICT Accessibility Workshops, January 8-9, 2018, Evergreen Valley CollegeSave the date for the Winter 2018 IT Workshops, presented by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Information Security and Accessibility centers. The free workshops will run Jan. 8-9, 2018, at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose.

Registration will open in late October and an invite will be sent via Constant Contact. To ensure you receive the invite, subscribe to the TechEDge newsletter listserv or the ITAccess listserv.

The workshops will follow the format of previous co-located security and accessibility workshops, with Day One focused on information security and Day Two focused on information and communication technology (ICT) accessibility.

Individuals can sign up to attend one or both days. There is no charge to attend, though seating is limited to 100 attendees each day.

Info Security: Monday, January 8

The first workshop will be presented by the CCC Information Security Center. This full day of sessions will explore a variety of information security topics, with presentations geared primarily toward technology leadership and decision makers.

Organized by Jeff Holden, Chief Information Security Officer for the CCC Technology Center, Day One will explore information security risks and strategies, and services available to colleges through the Information Security Center, including free, unlimited access to SSL certificates, vulnerability assessment scanning and management, and static code and web application testing, among others.

ICT Accessibility: Tuesday, January 9

The second day will be presented by the CCC Accessibility Center in partnership with the High Tech Center Training Unit. This workshop is geared toward campus administrators, information professionals, technology decision makers, instructional designers, and others whose role involves developing policies and processes for ICT accessibility, and developing or procuring products and services for public use.

Organized by Sean Keegan, Director of the CCC Accessibility Center, Day Two will explore accessibility standards, liabilities, best practices and some of the resources available to colleges through the Accessibility Center, including automated accessibility audit tools, document accessibility services as well as a new accessibility “help desk” service.

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Crista Souza is the TechEDge News Editor


 

 

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