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Learning While Doing: Two Institutions’ Practical IT Risk Management Experiences
July 29, 2013

IT risk management identifies, assesses, and responds to IT risks. Effective IT risk management examines issues such as institutional use of data , IT security measures to prevent or…

Formal Planning Optimizes BYOE Opportunities: University of Florida
June 3, 2013

“Bring your own everything” ( BYOE ) represents more than people using their own devices on campus and upgrading the i nstitution’s wireless network accordingly. It is a convergenc…

Enterprise Content-Aware DLP Solution Comparison and Select Vendor Profiles
May 14, 2013

This Gartner report covers content-aware data-loss prevention, which has grown up and is on the verge of becoming a standard part of security architecture. A small set of vendors dominate a major…

IT Infrastructure to Support Analytics: Laying the Groundwork for Institutional Analytics
October 23, 2012

Analytics has become a hot topic in the educational community, and several key questions must be addressed concerning the infrastructure of an analytics program. These issues include the …

Open Wikis and the Protection of Institutional Welfare
February 7, 2012

Much has been written about wikis’ reliability and use in the classroom. This research bulletin addresses the negative impacts on institutional welfare that can arise from participating in a…

Mobile IT in Higher Education, 2011—Slide Presentation
December 2, 2011

In a very short time, mobile computing has become a fixture in many people’s lives , and the 2011 ECAR study of mobile IT investigates how this technology is being incorporated into highe…

Protecting the Security of Research Data
November 8, 2011

The effective protection and management of research data has become a hot topic in U.S. higher education. Funding agencies increasingly require data management plans as part of grant submittals…

Identity Management in Higher Education, 2011 - Slide Presentation
June 1, 2011

This slide presentation illuminates findings from the ECAR 2011 research of identity management (IdM) practices in higher education . This slide deck can be adapted for presentations within …

Who Should Get In?
June 1, 2011

Back to ECAR 2011 Identity Management Research Hub This chart reflects findings from the ECAR 2011 research of identity management (…

Identity Management in Higher Education, 2011—Key Findings
June 1, 2011

This document presents the key findings from Identity Management in Higher Education, 2011. This ECAR research study illuminates findings from the 2010 survey of identity management (IdM) …