Information Technology


UC Berkeley Community Offered Free Encryption Service

At least somebody is trying to make the best of the on-going cyber-privacy debate at the University of California Berkeley. VeriFyle, a company with an encryption service, has invited anybody with a Berkeley.edu email address to sign up for a free account.

The Key to Better IT Communication

Getting the right message out can be the difference between success or failure for technology projects on campus. Here's how three universities have fine-tuned their IT communication strategies.

Menlo College Upgrades Network

Menlo College, a business school in Silicon Valley, has doubled its Internet performance by upgrading its Ethernet network and adding a new fiber optic connection to campus.

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.

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