CCoE Webinar: A Cybersecurity Framework for Research Data at Purdue University
CCoE Webinar April 22nd: REED+: A Cybersecurity Framework for Research Data at Purdue University
Preston Smith is presenting the talk “REED+: A cybersecurity framework for research data at Purdue University” on Monday April 22nd at 10am (Central).
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The REED+ framework integrates NIST SP 800-171 and other related NIST publications as the foundation of the framework. This framework serves as a standard for campus IT to align with security regulations and best practices, and create a single process for intake, contracting, and facilitate easy mapping of controlled research to CI resources for the sponsored programs office, human subjects office, and export control office.
The framework allows researchers to experience faster intake of new funded projects and be more competitive for research dollars. Using student-developed training materials and instruction, researchers, administrators, and campus IT are now able to more clearly understand previously complicated data security regulations affecting research projects.
The ecosystem developed from this project enables new partnerships with government agencies, and industry partners from the defense, aerospace, and life science sectors. Experiences and best practices in providing cyberinfrastructure and security awareness developed from this collaboration are documented and shared with the broader CI and campus community through conferences, journals and workshop.
Addition to the IT challenges – security controls, technology, or regulations, the REED+ team will discuss the use of research facilitators dedicated to regulated research, building relationships between campus IT organizations, appropriate compliance offices, research administration, IRBs, and export control offices; and improving institutional processes.
Ultimately the goal is to create a systematic approach which results in rapid flow from contracts to actionable technical requirements to implementation to approval, so that research data can begin in the minimum possible time frame.
Preston Smith is the Director of Research Computing Services at Purdue University. Supporting over 180 HPC faculty, and 550 labs using research data systems, Purdue’s Community Cluster program is a pioneering program for delivering “condo-style” HPC. At Purdue, his organization designs, builds, and operates compute systems, and delivers advanced research support to the campus community.
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