How zero trust helps higher ed meet remote access and student privacy demands
Arizona State University's Donna Kidwell and Cisco's Helen Patton discuss why the zero trust security benefits schools as they evolve network access.
U. of Maryland switches VPN service, citing 'overly complicated' offering
Administrators said a switch from Cisco to Palo Alto Networks will offer granular access to systems and services.
UConn's new VoIP system 'key' to remote-work future, CIO says
The University of Connecticut is modernizing the university's aging phone infrastructure, allowing callers to more easily navigate a university where faculty and staff are working from home.
Rethinking the hybrid learning environment for K-12 schools
Beyond the pandemic response, school districts have an opportunity to take advantage of their IT investments and modernize their approach to education.
Tech alignment ‘single most important’ issue for higher ed CIOs
Arizona State University CIO Lev Gonick says aligning tech priorities with a university’s strategic vision is essential.
Securing virtual education with agile, integrated security
Expanded demand for remote learning forces higher education institutions to look at more-versatile IT security platforms.
U. North Carolina-Charlotte adopts unified security platform for data protection
A new tool from Cisco is helping the university protect its data and users, who are working and studying from off campus during the pandemic.
$120K for dorm Wi-Fi upgrades? College CIO does it himself instead
After a case of sticker shock, Illinois College's assistant CIO rolled up his sleeves and recruited a student worker to fix a weak wireless signal.
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.