Cybersecurity 101: Assessing the Threat & Mitigating Cyber Risks in Higher Education
Cybersecurity threats in the higher education community continue to rise at an alarming rate. Poor security strategies and the need for open learning environments make securing these institutions an even harder problem to solve. It is no longer a matter of whether or not you will be hacked, rather when. Higher education leaders are recognizing […]
Campus Safety National Forum – Leveraging Technology to Increase Campus Safety
This week, Cisco is sponsoring the Campus Safety National Forum in Washington, DC. This two-day conference is the premier National Forum for helping security and law enforcement executives, healthcare and education administrators and other education stakeholders from across the country learn how to better safeguard the lives and property on their campuses. At Cisco, we […]
Overcoming Cancer in a Connected World
My Story: Beth Carter from LCPS-TV on Vimeo. Growing up, we all had a favorite teacher. It may have been an impassioned English teacher keen on Shakespeare and Tolkien or perhaps a Science teacher with an over-the-top flair for dramatic experiments. As teachers, they inspired and challenged us. As memories, they continue to travel with […]
We don’t need ‘The Rock’ to save the day, we just need to ‘Get Social’!
Mobile applications and sensors are commonly used to monitor traffic, health & wellness and incidents such as road traffic accidents. But what about the threat of catastrophic disasters such as earthquakes where the loss of life can be unprecedented? The sun drenched, Californian city of Pasadena is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl Football […]
Two Ways Broadband Internet Is Improving Health Care and Education
This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post ImpactX. In many parts of the world, being able to download information on a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a few seconds is the norm. In Silicon Valley, wireless high-speed Internet connections are more ubiquitous than Starbucks. Broadband has changed the way we work, shop, watch […]
Cisco-Supported Program Receives Public Service Award
This post was written by guest blogger Alex Belous, Education Portfolio Manager for Cisco Systems and the Cisco Foundation. Each year, more than 1.4 million people visit the Museum of Science, Boston, where they marvel at exhibits covering everything from aviation to evolution. In 2004, the museum launched the National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®), […]
Proud to be a National Leader in Veterans Employment
On April 23, Cisco was honored to be part of the 4th anniversary and expansion of the Joining Forces Initiative, a White House project sponsored by first lady...
Internet2: The Next Big Thing Awaits
In order to push the boundaries of research we must turn to innovative technology. And since much of research is being fueled by academic organizations, Cisco is making an investment in our partners and in higher education. This month in Washington, D.C. the brightest minds in technology will gather for the second annual Internet2 Global […]
How and Where Will You Work in the Future?
My previous blog post considered enterprise agility and our individual responsibility to take some level of ownership by being more present and connected. This week at UC Expo in London I met many industry colleagues, and it sparked off some interesting conversations. Two themes emerged that made me think about what work might look like […]