higher education news
Higher ed cyber assessment tool approaches evangelism phase
Cyber leaders across higher ed hope to expand a vendor assessment project called HECVAT to reach more universities and vendors.
Cyber automation enables UNC school to focus on bigger threats
New tools from Cisco are allowing a three-person team to do "encrypted threat analytics and more," said chief information security officer Don Bryant.
Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia
Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.
Mass email exposes personal data of Georgia Tech students, again
After a similar incident last year and a major data breach in April, the university's "emergency response team" is now instating "corrective action."
North Carolina schools use mapping tools to improve school safety
Applications for risk management planning and mapping are helping school administrators better coordinate with emergency response agencies.
Data privacy is everyone's responsibility, say education leaders
Privacy regulations only go so far to protect data, so institutions need to make it a priority, educators said at Educause's annual conference.
Higher education leaders are disconnected from IT issues, survey says
New survey data shows that presidents, provosts and chief financial officers are not well engaged with the technology issues facing their campuses.
Amid enrollment decline, Pa. public university system turns to tech
The system is requesting $100 million for IT transformation efforts and shared services it hopes will offset a 20 percent decline in enrollment.
Student success is at the heart of Educause's top IT issues for 2020
The organization released its newest list of top IT issues at its annual conference in Chicago this week, all of them pointing toward student success.
Students want tech to help navigate higher education, survey shows
Proactive learning interventions, deadline reminders and increased use of trend data are all things the next generation of students say they want.