Information Technology


Hawaii To Use U Hawaii's Data Center

The state of Hawaii is moving some of its information technology systems from its Kalanimoku primary data center to the UH IT Center at the University of Hawai'i to provide resilient backup and reduce costs.

Harvard Chief Digital Officer Moves to Nonprofit ITHAKA

The chief digital officer (CDO) is a title that is still trying to get a foothold in higher education, and one of the highest profile CDOs just announced she is leaving her position.

6 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Faculty and IT

Finding your own "unicorn" and other ways to create healthier relationships between academia and the IT department.

Florida State U Adopts Adaptive, MySQL-compliant Database

Florida State University's Research Computer Center has adopted an adaptive, MySQL-compliant database to help researchers accelerate queries on complex data sets.

Binghamton U Implements Application Delivery Controllers

Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, has implemented new application delivery controllers to provide high availability and improved performance of its student information systems and other infrastructure.

Direct Deposit Breach Strikes Illinois State

A central Illinois newspaper has reported a breach within Illinois State University in which direct deposit payroll payments for 13 school employees were diverted to a different bank account.

While 80,000 UC Berkeley Students and Staff Suffer Breach, Campus May Suffer Suit

A data breach at the University of California Berkeley provided criminals with access to banking information and Social Security numbers belonging to about two-thirds of its current students and half of its employees, among others.

Lessons To Explore Cybersecurity Strategy and Tactics

An instructor at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be creating two units on strategic thinking and tactics for use in cybersecurity classes, thanks to a grant from Intel.

U Washington Researchers Develop Energy-Efficient Wi-Fi

A team of computer scientists and electrical engineers at the University of Washington has developed a passive Wi-Fi system that can generate 802.11b Wi-Fi signals using 10,000 times less power than present-day Wi-Fi and 1,000 times less power than Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee, according to a news release on UW's site.

Consortium Partnership Project To Attack DDoS

A consortium of colleges and universities in the United States will be working with a security company to help create a mechanism that enables multiple organizations to work together to defend against DDoS attacks.

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