Information Technology Services (ITS)

ISC Research Working Group

Terms of Reference

The Research Data Working Group will provide good practice and resource information to researchers regarding data protection. Areas of focus will include:

  1. Providing a catalogue of available secure facilities for storing data.
  2. Communicating on issues related to research data security.
  3. Guidance on complying with data security requirements as ultimately defined by the Granting Councils.
  4. Research data lifecycle management.
  5. Incident response awareness – what to do when compromise occurs.
  6. Out-of-Canada data security requirements/compliances.
  7. Custom application development lifecycle considerations.


Name Group
Sue McGlashan (chair) Research Information Security Lead, Information Security, Information Technology Services (ITS)
Steven Butterworth Manager, Physics Computing Services, Faculty of Arts & Science
Emil Cean Associate Director, Technical Operations, Discovery Commons, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Dylanne Dearborn Research Data Management Coordinator, Map and Data Library
Lorraine Ferris Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance, Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI)
Jeremy Graham Senior Manager, Operations, Academic & Collaborative Technologies, ITS
Vinita Haroun Director, Centre for Research & Innovation Support, VPRI
Rhain Louis Manager, Research Oversight and Compliance, VPRI
Stephen Marks Digital Preservation Librarian, Library, ITS
Will Khem Marquez Student Representative
Marden Paul Director, Planning Governance Assessment, ITS
Matthew Robertazzi Research Partnerships Officer, Innovations & Partnerships Office, VPRI
Lisa Rumiel Director, Office of Research Services, Faculty of Arts & Science
Kevin Yang Senior Business Analyst, Information & Instructional Technology Services, University of Toronto Scarborough