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You’re going to have a computer security incident. Whether it’s a virus, compromised website, or full-on system compromise, you’ll eventually be forced to react to a security incident in your computing environment. When you find yourself dealing with an incident, you don’t want to be left scrambling. That’s why it’s important to be prepared with an incident response plan....Read More

IT security has become a major concern for most organizations. Previously confined to the server room, high profile breaches and their hugely expensive consequences have catapulted these concerns into the boardroom. No one wants to see their name in headlines alongside Home Depot, Target, and Sony. The average cost of a data breach is estimated at $3.8 million dollars and it keeps climbing....Read More

Is there a place for BYOD (Bring your own device) in Higher Education? Well, given that over 60% of employees already use their personal devices for work in some way, the question is no longer relevant. A more appropriate question is “What are the BYOD related benefits and costs?”, and this blog will help you begin to think about this question for your institution.

When answering this question, I think BYOD has different applicability for the 3 categories of users in a Higher Education environment:

  1. Employees (Faculty and staff)
  2. Students
  3. Visitors
  4. ...Read More
Jul 2015