An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed 1/26/2017



  • Gartner: Growth in IT Spending to Slow in 2017

    According to a new forecast from Gartner, worldwide IT spending will reach $3.5 trillion in 2017 — a 2.7 percent increase from the previous year. That growth rate, however, represents a slow down from earlier projections of 3 percent.

  • Report: Phishing Attacks Down 10 Percent in 2016

    Infosec professionals are 10 percent less likely to report that their organization was the victim of a phishing attack in 2016 than in 2015, though that still means three-quarters of organizations were targeted and half of that same group said phishing attacks are on the rise, according to the latest State of the Phish report from Wombat Security Technologies.



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