Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity


Protecting Privacy while Leveraging Opportunity

UCLA's chief privacy officer talks about the differences between privacy and information security in higher education along with the need to consider opportunities as well as risks.

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico University Turns to the Cloud to Restore Student Services

When September's massive storm knocked out access to electricity, clean water and communications for the entire island, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón needed to get up and running fast. Thanks to an extraordinary IT team and the resources of the cloud, the school was back in action within a few weeks.

Berkeley College Deploys Rubrik for Backup Reliability in Microsoft Azure

To help IT staff manage applications and data growth within the cloud, Berkeley College recently switched over to using Rubrik for backup, disaster recovery, replication, cloud archival and test/dev. workflows.

Higher Level Decisions — One University's Cloud Strategy

Why will the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga ultimately move most of its traditional IT services to the cloud? Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO Tom Hoover explains why it's a win-win for his institution.

In Case of Disaster, Plan, Test and Plan Again

Brandeis University's deputy CIO and CISO explains how drafting and testing a disaster recovery plan can help clarify crisis decision-making and foster organizational cohesion.

NJEDge.Net: Advancing Education and Research

CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.

1 School in 7 Loses 'Critical Data' Forever

Compared to other kinds of organizations — business, government and not-for-profit — educational institutions are the least prepared for disaster recovery.

Suffolk U Adds Data Colocation for Disaster Recovery

Boston's Suffolk University has entered a multi-year agreement for colocation of data to safeguard against disaster.

Emergency Preparedness Goes Mobile at Providence College

This fall, students, faculty and staff at Rhode Island's Providence College will receive real-time emergency plans and procedures via mobile device thanks to In Case of Crisis, an emergency preparedness app from Irving Burton Associates.

Purdue Rolls Out Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit

Purdue University's Homeland Security Center of Excellence has produced a new analytics tool for first responders and law enforcement, the Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit (VALET).

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