EDUCAUSE 2017: Institutions Balance Staff Mobility and Data Security
Today’s workforce is an increasingly mobile one. EdTech asked three experts how institutions should balance staff mobility with security, especially since higher education data often is often extremely sensitive and universities and colleges often are targets of hackers.
Mike Corn, CISO, University of California, San Diego
Joanna Grama, Director of Cybersecurity, EDUCAUSE
Shivaji Samanta, Director IET/CIO, Virginia Western Community College
- A virtual infrastructure allows employees to remain mobile and work from anywhere.
- Institutions need great data governance policies and data management programs that tell employees how to protect and interact with data.
- People have a close relationship with their mobile phones, so it’s often a hard sell to put software on them.
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