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Higher Ed: Meet the Chief Digital Officer

Taking a page from the corporate playbook, some universities are creating a new C-level title focused on moving the academy into the digital age. Will the CDO be a strategic advantage or an organizational name game that dilutes IT's role in institutional leadership?

Research: Standard Response in Data Breach May Not Be Best

People whose personal information has been exposed may distrust the response of the organization where the data breach occurred if it looks like the response is too generous. In fact, two researchers from the University of Arkansas suggested, throwing money at a data breach may make the fallout worse.

Cal State L.A. Implements Campus-Wide 802.11ac Infrastructure

California State University, Los Angeles has upgraded its wireless infrastructure to 802.11ac.

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.

Berkeley Breach Hits 1,600, Costs $150,000 so Far

The University of California Berkeley has gone public with details regarding a data breach that affected 1,600 people when servers in its real estate division were hacked.

Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

Google Apps: Applying Conditional Formatting Across Sheets

Common wisdom says you just can't apply conditional formatting in a Google Apps spreadsheet using data from a different sheet. But here at Campus Technology, we laugh in the face of wisdom, common or otherwise. But is such jocularity justified? Read on.

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?

American University of Sharjah Deploys Campus-Wide Wi-Fi

American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has implemented wireless infrastructure across its 200-acre campus, including lecture halls, student dorms and outdoor green spaces.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed a security app in an effort to help protect its 41,000 students, faculty and staff.