By Nigel P. Melville
Nigel P. Melville is associate professor of Information Systems in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
MOOCs are the latest in a long line of socio-technical systems to alter everyday work practices. One semester, a professor is teaching 85 MBA students in a large lecture hall, and the next, she's appearing in short online videos on Coursera viewed by thousands of students the world over. Overnight she's a household name. But what should we make of this?
By Kar Cheung
Kar Cheung is the Marketing Manager at ExpressVPN.
The cybersecurity market has grown at an amazing rate over the past decade, and will continue to experience rapid expansion in years to come, according to MarketsandMarkets’ latest report. According to the report, the global cybersecurity market will grow from $95.60 billion...
By Rich Murphy
Rich Murphy is the Director of Technical Account Management at BlackStratus.
The diverse range of users accessing IT resources both on and off campus presents a number of security issues for higher education institutions. Potential risks can include:
- Students accessing course and administrative information over unsecured wireless networks
- Part-time and sessional instructors who have...
Joanna Grama is director of Data, Research, and Analytics Operations and the IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program and Cybersecurity Programs at EDUCAUSE.
When the topic of information security comes up, we often think first how it can protect an institution's operational data and information technology services. However, it also has an important role in protecting an institution's intellectual property — a person or organization's...
By Vaughn Eisler and Renault Ross
Vaughn Eisler is a business development manager and Renault Ross is a national security architect at Symantec Corporation.
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a major departure in the history of the Internet, as connections move beyond computing systems and begin to power billions of everyday devices, from smart meters to home...
Karen McDowell is an information security analyst at the University of Virginia.
The Internet of Things (IoT) interests and excites people for a number of reasons, not the least being that these Internet devices, ranging from industrial sensors to complex CT scanners, can make our lives easier, ensure more efficient delivery of goods and services, and give us more control over the environment than we ever thought possible. Businesses, "on the cusp of an explosion...