Cybersecurity in higher ed: It’s not magic

Colleges and universities may seem like easy targets for cyber plundering because of their open environments, large populations of unmanaged student devices, and less intrusive endpoint controls, but a commentary in EDUCAUSE review discusses how this is not the case.

Lessons from the 1994 Northridge, Calif., earthquake

Graduate student and former intern Cheryl Wellum recounts the moments and days following the Northridge earthquake in California. Looting, destruction. It was a week before things “settled down.” Wellum shares lessons learned.

IU employees notified of responsible employee, campus security authority training

Nearly half of Indiana University employees received an email today (Sept. 11) about their federal reporting obligations and training under Title IX or on their reporting and training obligations under both Title IX and the Clery Act. The training modules focus on student safety and each takes 30 minutes or less to complete.

Emergency guide, procedures grid for faculty, staff, students

Whether you’re a long-time professor at IU or an adjunct instructor teaching just one course, you can expect students to look to you for guidance during a crisis. IU Emergency Management and Continuity staff prepared a faculty quick guide, emergency procedures grid and syllabus inserts to help you know what to do and who to call.