University CIOs are becoming business leaders, says Educause report

by Betsy Foresman • 22 hours ago

In its 2020 Top 10 IT Issues report, Educause shows how CIOs are evolving into key supporters of their institutions' academic and business goals.

University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.

Ed. Dept., Educause partner to promote cybersecurity collaboration

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The department says exchanging expertise and intelligence on information security will help institutions better safeguard student data.

Educause cyber director looks to grow higher ed CISO community

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

Months into his role as Educause's cyber director, Brian Kelly is leaning on his experience as a CISO to build a community for his peers.

Higher ed cyber assessment tool approaches evangelism phase

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

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

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

New tools from Cisco are allowing a three-person team to do "encrypted threat analytics and more," said chief information security officer Don Bryant.

Data privacy is everyone's responsibility, say education leaders

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Privacy regulations only go so far to protect data, so institutions need to make it a priority, educators said at Educause's annual conference.

Getting girls to code requires cultural change, says nonprofit founder

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The founder of Girls Who Code said at a conference this week she wants to shift the stereotype of the programmer to include a wider group.

Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.