ERIC Number: EJ792182
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr-4
Reference Count: N/A
What Ohio U. Learned from a Major IT Crisis
McDavis, Roderick J.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v54 n30 pB5 Apr 2008
Nationwide, IT breaches rose noticeably across all industries from 2003 to 2006. According to national statistics, hackers account for half of all exposures. Physical loss, theft, and fraud represent the second biggest risk. Security is an issue for all of higher education. Of all higher-education records that were exposed between 2000 and 2008, 4 percent belonged to Ohio University. In this article,Ohio University's president, describes how his institution responded to a major security breach involving the campus network.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Computer Security, Risk, College Presidents, Computer Networks, Campuses, Educational Administration
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio