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The proliferation of mobile devices and the push toward collaborative learning in today's universities has presented new security challenges for IT departments. How do universities ensure the security of their infrastructure while fulfilling the needs of new learning initiatives? Campus Technology spoke with three universities and a security vendor SonicWALL to get their insight.

THE EXPERTS

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Matt Morton

Security Project Consultant

University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Kyle Bowen

Director of Informatics for Information Technology

Purdue
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Joy Hatch

Vice Chancellor, Information Technology Services

Virginia Community College System
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Dr. Richard Sebastian

Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies

Virginia Community College System

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THE QUESTIONS

  1. What does collaboration mean for today’s digital learner and why is it important?
  2. What is the role of anytime, anywhere learning in higher education?
  3. What are the top three challenges facing colleges and universities that are trying to implement an effective, safe and secure 21st century learning environment?
  4. What are the biggest mistakes you’ve seen institutions make in securing their networks for digital learning?
  5. What advice do you have for campuses wanting to create a secure infrastructure that will ensure safe and effective 21st century learning?

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About SonicWALL

Guided by its vision of Dynamic Security for the Global Network, SonicWALL® develops advanced intelligent network security and data protection solutions that adapt as organizations evolve and as threats evolve. Trusted by small and large enterprises worldwide, SonicWALL solutions are designed to detect and control applications and protect networks from intrusions and malware attacks through award-winning hardware, software and virtual appliance-based solutions. SonicWALL offers a massively scalable architecture to address the rapid increase in bandwidth speeds and escalating volume, frequency and sophistication of Internet threats. Moreover, SonicWALL drives the cost and complexity out of building and running secure infrastructures, thus enabling greater productivity and IT efficiencies.