IT Security

The CFO's critical role in promoting cybersecurity

CFOs may not usually be considered part of a company's or university's security team, but that doesn't mean they can't help promote cybersecurity and help identify threats. This article, written about and for Fortune 1000 companies, has direct relevance for higher ed CFOs.

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CIOs speak out about bandwith, malware, and file sharing

Kimberly Conley, CIO of Henderson Community College (Ky.), joins other higher ed IT leaders in discussing the tech issues of the day—and how they’re keeping their campuses running and safe.

Wisconsin Colleges Fight Identity Theft And Fraud

It’s not every day that a woman from Nebraska pays for two students from Egypt to attend the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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Former Lindenwood University Student Charged In 'Lindenleaks' Case

The mystery of who was behind last year’s strange case of information leaks at Lindenwood University may have been solved.

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How M.I.T. Ensnared a Hacker, Bucking a Freewheeling Culture

In the early days of 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology learned that it had an intruder. Worse, it believed the intruder had been there before.

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Police Investigate After Hacker Steals Email Addresses, Passwords From Michigan State Website

An online hacker claims he or she compromised Michigan State University's server and obtained 1,500 names, email addresses, passwords, usernames and mailing addresses.

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Upgrading to the next generation of campus networks

Network building blocks support virtualization and mobile wireless today and for the next big thing

From BYOD environments to high bandwidth applications, there is intense pressure on network infrastructures. Upgrading is a high priority for higher education technology leaders. In this web seminar broadcast on September 20, an administrator from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts described how the school faced those challenges head on when it embarked on a fourth-generation upgrade and redesign of its network to meet the changing demands of its users.

Western Connecticut State U: Students' Personal Info May Have Been Exposed

Western Connecticut State University is notifying students, their families and others that their personal information may have been exposed to unauthorized access by a computer system vulnerability that has since been corrected.

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ForeScout Joins IBM's Security Intelligence Partner Program

ForeScout and IBM Security Team on Network Security Intelligence and Automated Threat Response

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