ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.
The United States Department of Homeland Security is warning universities that their information-filled IT infrastructures might give hackers access to sensitive federal networks.
Sinclair Community College in Ohio is working with open source services provider Unicon to develop an integration between the Apereo Notification Portlet and Student Success Plan (SSP) for the institution's uPortal environment.
Metropolitan found out about the breach when it was contacted by a "private information sharing community of trusted research and higher education partners."
In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.
A research project out of Penn State suggests that companies that reward hackers who uncover vulnerabilities in their systems could improve the discovery process by expanding and adding diversity to their white hat communities.
Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA, has implemented a workflow automation system to streamline the process of approving user accounts for the institution's identity management system.
Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.
The University of San Diego has gone public with its adoption of a service that standardizes how it protects "privileged" passwords — those used by members of the IT organization, for example, in network administration operations.
Lane College in Jackson, TN has implemented a new enterprise resource planning system to help automate processes and improve registration and admissions services.