Academia battles forces of IT anarchy

Thursday, 16 September 2004, 2:15 PM EST

I really enjoy traveling about the country speaking to various groups about security, technology, and other issues, because it gives me a chance to learn first-hand about life in the trenches for IT folks. I doubt if anyone reading this will be surprised to learn that it's a rough world out there, or that most organizations are having a harder and harder time keeping up with the unending security headaches we're seeing everywhere around us.

Recently I spoke at a small, private, liberal arts university, and it got me thinking about several key issues facing the folks who work maintaining and securing academic institutions.

By Scott Granneman at The Register.

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