by Eric Jeffers 0 Comments
by Eric Jeffers 0 Comments

Maintaining Security and Data Privacy is one of the Biggest IT Challenges Today

Every year at the EDUCAUSE Conference the Top 10 IT Issues for the upcoming year are announced. Leading up to each conference a panel of experts ranging from IT leaders, CIO’s and faculty members present a list of the top IT trends. which are then voted on by EDUCAUSE members. The top initiatives are the most important topics and trends and will be a focus for the upcoming year. This year was...

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by Tom Hoey 0 Comments
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Snapchat Takes a Hit


A picture is worth a thousand words.


Now, imagine if that picture of yours, that piece of personal information, was accessible for the whole world to see . . . Whoa!


Last week, a picture leak occurred as 500MB of private pictures became publically available. Snapchat, an Internet messaging service, promises its users that anything they share (i.e. pictures, videos, and messages) will...

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