Opinion

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Jeff Holden Thursday, 20 October 2016

California Community Colleges Information Security CenterIf you’re not familiar with the term phishing, it is an attempt to fraudulently obtain sensitive information such as account login and passwords, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, account numbers, etc.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Pat James Thursday, 20 October 2016

California Community Colleges Online Education InitiativeHello! It’s surprising how quickly these months go by. It’s also hard to imagine that in only two and a half months, I will be turning over the job of Executive Director of the California Community Colleges (CCC) Online Education Initiative (OEI) to someone else.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Jeff Holden Thursday, 22 September 2016

CCC Information Security CenterPassword. That’s a cringe-inducing word. What a pain; you constantly need to change your passwords. You have to use mental gymnastics to remember all of them, and don’t get me started on special characters. I hate passwords.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Sean Keegan Thursday, 20 October 2016

California Community Colleges Accessibility CenterA notable outcome from the recent court cases, legal settlements and consent decrees involving IT accessibility is the expectation that institutions conduct regular accessibility reviews. Such examinations are not intended to be punitive but rather to highlight the websites and campus technologies that may be inaccessible to students, faculty, staff or members of the public.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Sean Keegan Thursday, 22 September 2016

A policy driven approach to IT accessibilityLast month, IT accessibility leaders from several states presented a policy-driven model as another approach toward evaluating vendor bids and the level of accessibility in those information technology products.