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Endpoint Security Tool Protects Off-Campus Users

The DNSWatchGO solution from WatchGuard Technologies alerts educators about real-time phishing attempts and protects them against malicious websites both on and off school premises.

5 Emerging Tech Trends Impacting the Enterprise

In its latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, research firm Gartner has identified five key trends expected to have "transformational impact" on enterprise organizations. Why? They will "create and enable new experiences, leveraging artificial intelligence and other constructs to enable organizations to take advantage of emerging digital ecosystems," according to statement from the company.

Atrium Debuts AI Offering to Speed Technology Adoption

Technology consulting company Atrium is utilizing artificial intelligence-based algorithms and monitoring tools to give higher education institutions the ability to choose the best technology solutions for their specific needs.

Technology as Part of the Culture for Legal Professionals

Professionals in the legal field are faced with new challenges as they try to understand the impact of emerging technology on the law. Here, Daniel Christian tells CT why law schools should make sure new technologies are represented in a legal education.

Penn State Launches Interactive Campus Maps Systemwide

Penn State University is rolling out interactive maps and virtual tours across 22 campuses. The institution is using the Concept3D platform to provide 3D renderings of campus locations, along with 360-degree panoramic images, point-to-point wayfinding, real-time data feeds and more.

App Guides Students to Campus IT Resources

IT monitoring company LabStats has introduced LabFind, a mobile app that allows students to search for and navigate to campus IT resources, such as computers, printers, projectors, whiteboards, study spaces and more.

Refining Disaster Recovery in a Challenging Environment

A clever use of software-defined network virtualization took Mohave Community College from a crippling 72-hour outage to a 45-minute (and still dropping) recovery time.

Indiana U Network Upgrade to Support a Quarter-Million Concurrent Devices

On the heels of wrapping up a 10-year network master plan, Indiana University has gone public with a new plan to undertake a massive upgrade of its network infrastructure. The university said it intends to build up its administrative and learning environment to support a quarter of a million concurrent devices across all of its nine campuses.

Gender Pay Gap Persists for IT Staffers

In its latest analysis of IT salaries in higher education, the Educause Center for Analysis and Research found that a significant salary gap between men and women persists among IT staff.

Baby Boomer Retirements Could Open up More Diversity in College IT Leadership

A human resources association that serves the higher education segment has predicted a shift in the demographics of the IT workforce at colleges and universities in the United States.