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Top 10 Tech Trends 2012 Healthcare vs Higher Education

The Top 10 Tech Trends 2012 from Healthcare Informatics is a stark contrast to the Top 10 Tech Trends for higher education. The comparison of the healthcare top 10 tech trends to those of higher education has greater relevance than … Continue reading

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March Madness of Higher Education Data Breaches

In honor of March Madness the folks at Application Security, Inc have released the Second Annual Higher Education Data Breach Madness Brackets. This is a fun look at the serious issue of higher education data breaches using brackets to create a “data … Continue reading

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Revised FERPA Sacrifices Students Privacy

When the FERPA privacy going gets tough, the tough get the privacy laws changed. Or so it seems from reviewing the Revised FERPA rules. What ever happened to the ethos “if it saves one child _______”. Yet, at the very time … Continue reading

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Clear Text Password: Will Campus Technology Ever Learn

I thought the days of sending a clear text password in emails to users was a thing of the past. But I just received an email from 1105 Media Inc with my clear text password in it. In honor of … Continue reading

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IT Strategic Plan Model Every CIO Can Use

The overarching intent of an IT strategic plan model is to produce a plan that can function at a blueprint or roadmap (you pick the term you like most) for the way forward. To achieve that goal the plan must address the … Continue reading

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Fighting Spam Phishing and Spoofing for Cyber Security Awareness Month

Fighting email spam, phishing and spoofing scams is a never ending battle which means it should be one the areas CIO’s focus on during Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber Security Awareness Month is after all mostly about raising our collective … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Month Preparations

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), or simply cyber security month, which is only 3 weeks away. But there is still time for CIO’s to organize a local cyber security campaign around NCSAM in their organization. National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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