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#CiscoChat: Digital Campus — How to Create a Safer and More Productive Environment for Students and Faculty Using Technology

September 16, 2016 - 4 Comments

In recent years, higher education institutions have enjoyed the benefits of well-implemented technologies. From facilities management and digital signage to smart workspaces and digital learning collaboration tools, colleges and universities are becoming digital campuses that realize the ease and efficiency of digital transformation.

But, risks accompany the benefits of going digital. Ensuring that students, faculty, and institutional assets remain secure in the face of malware and other cybersecurity threats is critical. As digital campuses become the new norm, how can we move forward while ensuring information security?

That’s the topic of an upcoming #CiscoChat! Join us on September 28 at 10am PST (1pm EST) to hear from industry experts Navneet Johal (@NavneetJohal1), Research Analyst of Education Technology for Ovum, Matthew Gibbs (@matgibbs), a Solutions Architect for U.S. Public Sector at Cisco and Brian Donlan (@briandonlan), the Regional Vice President of Sales for Cisco Canada.

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During the chat, speakers will cover current trends in the digital campus, connected campus infrastructures, and how Cisco is helping higher education institutions maintain security before, during, and after cyber attacks.

To participate in the chat:

  • Make sure you’re logged into your Twitter account.
  • Search for the #CiscoChat hashtag and click on the Live tab.
  • The chat will be moderated by the Cisco Education channel (@CiscoEDU) on Twitter. Be sure to follow the account to participate. They will begin welcoming guests at 10am PST (1pm EST) and posting questions for discussion.
  • For @ replies to specific participants in the discussion, please use a “.” at the beginning of the tweet, so that your question or comment will appear in your public twitter feed.
  • If you need multiple tweets to answer a question, please preface each tweet with “1A, 2A,” etc. in order to make it easier for others to follow along with the conversation.
  • Be sure to use the #CiscoChat hashtag at the end of each tweet, so that others can find your contributions to the discussion.

Don’t forget to bring your own questions to the discussion as well! See you there!

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  1. Completely agree on this. Looking forward to learn more on #CiscoChat.

  2. You are absolutely right. Thanks again, and of course waiting to read more about this particular area.

  3. In recent years, digital campus building and campus security has been a high degree of concern which is generally considered social development and progress of education an important part. There is much desired need to adapt, using modern communication technology, geographical information technology, virtual reality technology and development achieve the system.

  4. Yes indeed. Education is not away from security concerns. As long we progress in the field of digitization. Thinking everyday how to protect information, is like the old warning around our houses: “Beware with the Dog”. Thank you for sharing your kind invitation. Deeply appreciated.