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What is TAC 202?

One of the primary responsibilities of agencies and institutions of higher education under TAC §202 is to implement appropriate security measures to protect their information systems and data. Institutions should conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and implement controls to mitigate those risks.

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Understanding the Difference Between SOC 2 Type 1 And SOC 2 Type 2 Reports

Protecting customers’ data is crucial for any business in today’s cyber-risky digital world. Hence, organizations must ensure compliance with System and Organization Controls (SOC 2) and demonstrate that they follow the best data security practices. Understanding the difference between SOC 2 Type 1 and Type 2 reports and implementing them can help businesses maintain peace of mind while ensuring adequate data protection.

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Maximizing Efficiency and Success: The Benefits of Outsourcing IT Project Management

Outsourcing project management can provide a range of advantages to companies, from greater access to specialized knowledge and expertise to cost savings, enhanced efficiency, access to technological resources, increased flexibility and improved quality. By relying on an outsourced team of project managers, businesses can focus their energies on core activities while tapping into the additional skills and experience of these specialists in order to ensure successful outcomes.

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Why Purchasing with E&I Cooperative Services is a good idea for Higher Education

Overall, partnering with E&I can provide higher education institutions with expedited access to supplier contracts that save money and streamline procurement processes. By leveraging the organization’s expertise and resources, higher education institutions can improve their operations and allocate more resources to their core mission of educating students.

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Phishing: How The Monster Is Changing Its Shape and Size – Phishing Protection in a Post-COVID World

The 2022 State of Phishing Report from SlashNext has demonstrated that traditional security techniques, such as firewalls, secure email gateways and proxy servers, are no longer reliably standing in the way of phishing attacks – especially since attackers have started using popular messaging apps and trusted servers to launch these threats. The following figures illustrate just how pressing a problem phishing has become.

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Unlocking the Benefits of Cloud Migration in Higher Education

Cloud migration is an important consideration for universities looking to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and flexibility of their IT systems. By moving to the cloud, universities can realize significant benefits, including cost savings, increased scalability, improved security and reliability, and access to the latest technologies.

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What is TAC 202?

One of the primary responsibilities of agencies and institutions of higher education under TAC §202 is to implement appropriate security...

Read More
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CMMC: What It Is and Why It Is Important

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