Chief Enterprise Architect Shares Successful Cybersecurity Methods

Tom Mowbray, Chief Enterprise Architect at The Ohio State University, recently published an online article with Global Banking & Finance Review. The article titled “Cybersecurity: Success Factors for Financial Enterprises” discusses different IT security methods, including policy-driven and testing-driven approaches

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Data Changes and the HR/SIS Upgrade Project

IT Community members already know that over Memorial Day weekend we will upgrade the current Human Resources (HR) and Student Information Systems (SIS) from PeopleSoft version 8.9 to the latest software available from our vendor, HR 9.2 .As you would expect, these changes will affect the data that many of our organizations rely on for operational processing and strategic planning. Redevelopment and testing of the queries and reports that use this data will be necessary. The project team will be taking steps to reduce the risk of exposure or loss of university data by improving access security. These efforts may result in technology or connection changes for you if you are a data user, but the changes are not on the critical path for this project. We are approaching this effort unit by unit, beginning with the units that use SIS and HR data the most (e.g., Enrollment Services and Undergraduate Education and the Office of Human Resources). We will make changes in other units once a preferred solution is identified.

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Bringing the Latest Technology to HR and Student Applications

It’s finally happening in 2014 — at the end of May, to be precise. That’s when a brand new version of our HR, Payroll and Student PeopleSoft applications will be available to college and department users in OHR, Payroll, Enrollment

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Celebrate Data Privacy Day and Month by Learning About Privacy!

Held annually on January 28, Data Privacy Day is an international effort to raise awareness and educate about the privacy of personal data and information in a digitally dependent world. With so much information to share, Data Privacy Day is

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Vendor IT Expo Coming March 27: Save the Date!

The Office of the Chief Information Officer is sponsoring a Vendor IT Expo on March 27, bringing a wide variety of technology resources to The Ohio State’s IT community. This all-day event features 20 technology suppliers including Adobe, Dell, AT&T,

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Have You Heard About Tax Identity Theft?

Ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.

Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get

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OCIO Implementing IP Address Translation on OSU Wireless

With the continuing rise of wireless-enabled devices students, faculty, and staff are using, the demand for publicly routable IP address space has significantly increased. In order to keep up with demand, the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s networking team has consolidated academic and residence

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Student Evaluations of Instruction Go Mobile

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What is there to do when paper is outdated and online just isn’t cutting it? Try mobile! OCIO’s Enterprise Applications team did just that with Student Evaluations

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Updates Coming to BuckeyeBox 12/16

New preview experience

On Monday, December 16, starting at approximately 4 p.m. EST, Box will be migrating all BuckeyeBox accounts to utilize the new preview experience. Please note that this new preview option does NOT have the ability to print directly

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Learn About Operational Excellence at PRSM: Faster, More Efficient and Safer Delivery Services

The Ohio State University Purchasing, Receiving, Stores and Mail (PRSM) operation is in the midst of an extensive Central Receiving project that will ultimately provide a more streamlined professional delivery network to Ohio State’s Columbus and regional campus locations.

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