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Addressing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage: Educational Pathways and Stackable Credentials
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Angela Orebaugh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Cybersecurity and IT Programs, University of Virginia

The ongoing digital revolution is continuing to create a substantial need for cybersecurity to protect critical assets and personal information.  Networks and data are at risk of compromise due to the lack of staff proactively securing...

Why Treat Students as the enemy when it comes to Cybersecurity?
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Greg Gazanian, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Arcadia Unified School District

My first experience with cybersecurity in education took place on a warm day in May over 20 years ago. I was a middle school student and had been offered a challenge by my teacher that I couldn’t pass up. “Do you think that you can...

University CIOs Have The Hardest Job
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Neal Tilley, Director- Business Development Education Vertical, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

I salute the Higher Education CIOs across the world. No other enterprise would have the complex mix of constituents, diverse technology demands and unique budget constraints. Every university CIO has to balance the expectations of the Students...

Transforming Education with Mobile Learning
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James Tagliareni, Chief Information Officer, Washburn University

When I joined the College of the Mainland as CIO two years ago, one of my first priorities was to create a mobile campus, so students and faculty can take advantage of mobile devices and wireless technology inside and outside their classrooms....

Fostering Virtual Collaboration for Higher Education Institutions in Today's Digital Learning Environment
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Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix

Higher education institutions often view collaboration as the joint effort between various departments to realize or achieve a unified goal. Typically, this goal is increased retention or graduation rates. However, the ubiquity of online...

Fostering Virtual Collaboration for Higher Education Institutions in Today's Digital Learning Environment
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Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice, University of Phoenix

Higher education institutions often view collaboration as the joint effort between various departments to realize or achieve a unified goal. Typically, this goal is increased retention or graduation rates. However, the ubiquity of online...

Virtual Learning: choosing the right tools
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The present trend in learning involves the use of technology to create a Virtual learning experience. The choice of the right tools is important, as they influence the whole online learning experience. Therefore, it is crucial that we take the...

Virtual Learning: choosing the right tools
Educationtechnologyinsights >> news

The present trend in learning involves the use of technology to create a Virtual learning experience. The choice of the right tools is important, as they influence the whole online learning experience. Therefore, it is crucial that we take the...

Preventing Cyber-Attacks in Universities with Operational Collaboration
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Michael Corn, Deputy CIO & CISO, Brandeis University

University networks have long been viewed as poor models for information security. However in practice many of the challenges facing these networks (broad adoption of consumer-grade services and BYOD for example) are increasingly challenging...

Fostering Virtual Collaboration for Higher Education Institutions in Today's Digital Learning Environment
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Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice at University of Phoenix

Higher education institutions often view collaboration as the joint effort between various departments to realize or achieve a unified goal. Typically, this goal is increased retention or graduation rates. However, the ubiquity of online...

Fostering Virtual Collaboration for Higher Education Institutions in Today's Digital Learning Environment
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Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice at University of Phoenix

Higher education institutions often view collaboration as the joint effort between various departments to realize or achieve a unified goal. Typically, this goal is increased retention or graduation rates. However, the ubiquity of online...

7 Tips and Tools to Protect University Campuses from Cyber Attacks
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James Tagliareni, CIO, Washburn University

If you are like me, data security is a top priority. A recent report by the Identity Theft Resource Center shows that data breaches in the United States are occurring at a record pace this year, and that hacking, from phishing attacks,...

New Digital Strategies Depend on IT's Soft Skills
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Steven Burrell, VP for IT and CIO, Northern Arizona University

Higher education CIOs are transitioning from a focus on operating IT and more towards innovation and reengineering tasks in response to increased market competition for students, improved effectiveness around educational outcomes, and demands for...

Higher Ed Administrators and Tech Teams Must Collaborate To Navigate a Complex Ed-Tech Environment
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Rick Torres, President and CEO, National Student Clearinghouse

There is no bigger transition in business than moving from large for-profits to a non-profit, mission-based technology environment. At non-profits, success is measured by extending your mission of service provision to as many of their stakeholders...

Opal Group'sEdu-Tech / Edu-Tech Academics: A New Way to Solve the Biggest Issues in Education
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February 21, 2018 (San Antonio, TX) – Opal Group, a global conference organizer that caters to top executives and influencers, will host three exclusive programs designed for the key decision makers of the nation’s largest K-12 school...

Education Adopting Latest Technologies
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Rama Dhuwaraha, AVC & CIO, University of North Texas System

The benefits of cloud computing for the Education industry can only be realized if we align our education and IT strategy. This alignment will help us improve outcomes in the quality of research and education. If cloud solutions are leveraged...

Cloud - A Game Changer for the Education Industry
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Diane Jones, Chief Information and Strategic Officer, Detroit Public Schools

Advances in IT applications are presenting the education industry with opportunities to leverage the power of IT to create new value through digital instruction. Technologies that enable education movement include cellular and wireless networks,...

Cloud - A Game Changer for the Education Industry
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Diane Jones, Chief Information and Strategic Officer, Detroit Public Schools

Advances in IT applications are presenting the education industry with opportunities to leverage the power of IT to create new value through digital instruction. Technologies that enable education movement include cellular and wireless networks,...

The Barbarians are Adapting and Evolving, Are We?
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Sam Segran, CIO, Texas Tech University

From the early days of pranks in college computer labs by inquisitive students to today’s government-sanctioned cyber-espionage, hacking has evolved to become a full-fletched profession. It is nourished by a growing industry of...

Rethinking Knowledge Assessment in Education
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Dr. Manu Kumar, Founder & Chief Firestarter, K9 Ventures

All of us, including you, the reader, probably went through an education system in which you were graded on the basis of either a numerical score or percentage, or a letter grade. If you think about why this system exists in this form, it’s...

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