IT Security

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.
 

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.
 

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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