The Scales of Justice Balancing Policy and Law Against Expectations in Real-Life Computer Abuse Cases
Panelists • Patti Orr: HIPAA and IT: A Prescription for Partnership and Leadership! • Director of User Services. Wellesley College • Merri Beth Lavagnino: Anonymity Doesn’t Buy a “Get Out of Jail Free” Card for Hate Mail Sender • Deputy Information Technology Policy Officer Indiana University • Jenny Mehmedovic: Border Crossing: Working with the Feds to Prevent International Identity Theft • Coordinator of IT Policy & Planning University of Kansas
Law, Policy and Partnership • Law • Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act • Harassment and Intimidation • Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 • USA-Patriot Act • SEVIS • Family Education Rights Privacy Act • Fraud and Abuse of Computer Act
Policy • Computer Users' Privileges and Responsibilities Policy • http://www.indiana.edu/~uitspubs/iu001/iu001.pdf • IT Security Policy • www.security.ku.edu • Incident Response Procedures • Law Enforcement Response Procedures • Crisis Communications Policy/Procedures
Partnerships • Country Police and Prosecutor • Dean of Students • University Police • University Counsel • University Policy Office • University Relations • IT Security • Health Services • EDUCAUSE sites!
Managing Expectations • Victims: Retribution and Justice • Information about policy process and discipline • Prosecutor – University – Victim interactions • Balancing legal requirements and staff compliance…for “customers/clients/users” • Balancing victims, law enforcement and public relations