The Ohio Higher Education Computing Council (OHECC) brings together information technology (IT) organizations and professionals from institutions of higher education in the state of Ohio. This year Ohio State is hosting the annual OHECC conference on May 17-19, giving central Ohio IT professionals the opportunity to attend without the added cost of travel, meals and accommodations.
On March 31, our Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton will be a featured speaker at Attorney General Mike DeWine’s CyberOhio Business Summit. Helen’s session is entitled, “Security Frameworks: How to Use Them to Improve Business Outcomes.” It will cover common cybersecurity frameworks, with practical details including:
It’s time for the OSU community to talk about what ransomware is, and how to protect against it. Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. Ohio State has seen some instances of ransomware – and the variants of ransomware are rapidly changing.
The Enterprise Security and the Wexner Medical Center Security teams are working together to offer a 90 minute discussion of Ransomware, for interested OSU faculty and staff.
We’re proud to announce the 2016 Ohio State University Cyber Security Day will take place on Thursday, October 20 at the Ohio Union. This year the theme is raising the bar.
You are cordially invited to attend our fourth annual Cyber Security Day event at the Ohio Union on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Again this year, the event begins with the keynote, the "Security Year in Review," presented by Helen Patton, Chief Information Security Officer of The Ohio State University.
New this year, we are providing opportunities for peer networking and partnership formation, and allowing for more audience interaction, by offering guided discussions we are calling “Birds of a Feather” sessions (BOFs).
Windows infrastructure administrators and application developers are invited to attend six hours of in-depth security training at the fourth annual Cyber Security Day event at the Ohio Union on Thursday, October 15, 2015.
Windows Infrastructure Security Training
To kick-start our new Instagram page, the Office of the CIO wants to see your photos and videos. Specifically, we want to know where you want wireless on campus. Our networking team is constantly upgrading and expanding the Wi-Fi network, and we want to hear from you to help us decide which areas to prioritize.
Strategic Purchasing’s Vendor IT Expo and eStores Vendor Fair is coming up next month, and the schedule of presentations has just been released! This all-day event features 30+ vendors including Adobe, Continental Office Environments, Dell, Microsoft, Proforma, Steelcase/LOTH and many more. Each will provide information on the services they offer to the university, and many will also showcase their upcoming innovative offerings during special presentations each hour: View the PDF Calendar
Strategic Purchasing is sponsoring a Vendor IT Expo in combination with an eStores Vendor Fair on April 15. This all-day event will bring a wide variety of technology resources and other vendors to staff and faculty of The Ohio State University. Among the 32 vendors attending are Oracle, Microsoft, Adobe, Fisher Scientific and Continental Office Environments. Each will share information on the services they provide to the university, and many will also showcase their upcoming innovative offerings.
On December 3, Mike Hofherr, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, and his leadership team will discuss the evolution of academic and administrative technology at the university to develop and implement innovative and secure solutions to meet the current and future needs of faculty, students and staff.
This panel discussion includes: