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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...

The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity Governance to Universities
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Dave Swartz , VP and CIO, American University

The threat of data breaches, ransomware, and denial of service attacks is growing with each passing year. Big data and the Internet of Things are also exploding, so the scope of the problem is growing almost exponentially.  We not only need...

The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity Governance to Universities
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Dave Swartz , VP and CIO, American University

The threat of data breaches, ransomware, and denial of service attacks is growing with each passing year. Big data and the Internet of Things are also exploding, so the scope of the problem is growing almost exponentially.  We not only need...

Diligent Adoption of New Technologies
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Jack Chen, CIO, Adelphi University

Evaluating Cloud My experience with cloud computing dates from the late 1980s–before the word cloud was even associated with computing. At that time, I was with the City University of New York (CUNY) involved in the consolidation of the...

Equity through the Centralization and Mobilization of Maker Learning
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Ryan Imbriale, Executive Director, Department of Innovative Learning

Educational technology’s greatest power lies in its ability to help create an authentic, 21st Century learning experience. Through increasingly open access and rapidly declining prices of advanced tools and materials, the Maker Movement,...

Cheerleader and Defender: Expanding Roles of the CIO
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Dan Ewart, VP for Infrastructure and CIO, University of Idaho

As the chief information officer of a rural, land grant research institution, I face many of the same challenges and opportunities as my peers at like institutions. The roles of a higher education CIO have changed over the years but I think that...

Cheerleader and Defender: Expanding Roles of the CIO
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Dan Ewart, VP for Infrastructure and CIO, University of Idaho

As the chief information officer of a rural, land grant research institution, I face many of the same challenges and opportunities as my peers at like institutions. The roles of a higher education CIO have changed over the years but I think that...

Using "The Box" for Disaster Recovery Planning
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Eric J. Satterly, Vice Provost for Information Technology, Bellarmine University

This isn’t a contingency we’ve remotely looked at.” It is my favorite line in Apollo 13, the movie that recounts the famous space mission where an on-board explosion turned plans for landing on the Moon into a scramble for...

Issues and Complexities Revolving Around Cloud Sprawl
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Kim W. Tracy, CIO, Northeastern Illinois University

As we continue to deploy more vendor-hosted or cloud-based applications, we are starting to experience a phenomenon that I’m calling “cloud sprawl.”  This cloud sprawl is resulting in a new set of issues and complexities...

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