White Papers

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


How to Protect Students and Staff Against Phishing Attacks

Is it any wonder that for the third year in a row the top IT issue among Educause member institutions is information security -- or that identity and access management, single sign-on and multifactor authentication are showing up on institutional security program roadmaps everywhere?


Peak Performance: How Your I.T. Network Can Get There

When you’re assessing your IT network, there are a few quick questions you should ask yourself to determine if you’re running at optimum speed or if you need to make adjustments. In this eBook, we’re going to walk you through a few common areas of strength—and opportunity—so you can develop a plan to take your organization’s IT to the next level.


Learn Better By Working Together

Collaboration is proving to be a powerful technique to drive better student engagement, communication, and creativity. And while collaboration technologies can help drive the process, teaching practices and addressing educational challenges are first and foremost. Speaking during a recent Campus Technology webcast, higher education professionals described how they approach their educational challenges using Cisco Webex Teams, a cloud-based service that provides a complete collaboration suite for students or groups of students to create, meet, message, whiteboard, and share whether they are in the same location or not.


Your Teams Can't Talk If Your Tools Don't.

Being able to function as one cohesive team is a critical component of your success. And today’s connected workplaces demand the right technology for collaboration to be at peak performance. Download this white paper to take a look at some of the benefits of true collaboration — and how you can encourage it to happen more.


Security Is One Thing. Confidence Is Another.

There’s no such thing as over-preparing for a security incident. If and when one strikes, you need tools to mitigate its impact. It’s important to establish processes and points of contact for every aspect of security planning, preparation, and deployment.


Choose Your Distance Learning Technology Wisely

While a lot of elements feed into producing a high-quality distance learning program, the one central to success is the quality of the collaboration. If you can't effortlessly connect remote students and staff to those on and off campus, everybody loses.


8 Ways Universities Make the Most of Meraki

Cloud managed IT can help institutions keep their campuses connected and secure, while providing the power, flexibility and control to enable seamless IT management.


Securing the Mobility Powered Campus

Previously, IT security conversations in higher education focused on the need to prevent outside cyberattacks. Now, with more students and staff on mobile devices and the Internet of Things growing exponentially, the attack vectors are just as likely to surface within the network — whether users know it or not. Here’s what Campus Technology learned when we asked IT, security and other campus experts about how they view their IT security capabilities, including security monitoring, threat awareness and detection and user training.