RFPs and Needs Assessments for Higher Education
September, 2015, Jon Bonham, Director, State and Local Government / Higher Education
In this blog post, I will be discussing RFP best practices for Higher Education Institutions. Having worked with higher education organizations for a number of years, I’ve noticed some trends that could be useful as you and your department or institution head into another year of projects that may include going out for RFP.
PCI Scope Assessments for Higher Education Institutions
July, 2015, Tyler Baker, Regional Sales Manager
With the release of PCI DSS version 3.0 and more recently 3.1, many Higher Education Institutions have found it hard to know which SAQ’s they should be filling out since there are now nine options. Higher Education Institutions have very complex merchant card environments and with the new requirements it is even harder to recognize what’s in scope. Tyler Baker interviews Dirk Anderson, the Vice President of Enterprise Risk & Compliance Platform at Coalfire, to get a deeper understanding of PCI Scope Assessment.
P2PE in Higher Education--Reducing Applicable Controls
June, 2015, Tyler Baker, Regional Sales Manager
Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) is the hottest topic in the PCI world right now and many of our Higher Education clients are anxious to take advantage of the solutions available to them. However, with 2.0 not yet released, and then the subsequent release of the audit guidelines, there are many questions on how to benefit from a reduction in applicable controls. This blog post is the result of an interview with Tyler Baker (Regional Sales Manager focused on Higher Education), Mark Lucas (VP over Higher Education Delivery) and Tim Winston (Director over our P2PE practice).