IT Security

Conversations

SAP sponsored a series of Q&A interviews with leading educators about their enterprise-wide IT initiatives.

Stephen D. Golding Executive Director, HopkinsOne Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Researches the Ideal ERP System

DIVERSE ORGANIZATION TAPS SAP SOFTWARE TO INTERGRATE HIGHER ED AND HEALTH CARE IT NETWORK

Data Lockdown?

How institutions are answering the national call for better cybersecurity

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, President Obama called for a 60-day review of national policies and structures related to cybersecurity. The denial-of-service attacks launched against some government and commercial websites here and in South Korea over the July 4 weekend probably proved the necessity of such a step to any remaining doubters.

Wireless Windfall

Bandwidth leasing provides a win-win for universities and wireless companies.
 

WHEN PRESIDENT HAMID SHIRVANI STEPPED ONTO THE California State University, Stanislaus, campus to begin his tenure more than three years ago, he realized the university was using only about 10 percent to 15 percent of the channels on its radio spectrum license.

Share and Share Alike

Shared services partnerships can be a boon to the bottom line, as well as a good way to establish relationships between institutions. Here are four rules that will help make these partnerships work.
 

WIDELY USED IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR, "SHARED SERVICES" is based on the idea that one organization can implement a solution internally as well as extend access to other organizations.

The .EDU Challenge

Moving beyond technology in maintaining a secure network
 

IT IS NO SECRET THAT EDUCATIONAL institutions are bearing the brunt of today's malicious software attacks. Bot-infected computers are rampant in the educational space, especially in colleges and universities where academic freedom often translates to unmanaged computers on a fairly wide-open network.

President's Letter

 

Greetings, and welcome to NEC Campus Report.

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