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Digital Futures by Lorraine Estelle, Martyn Harrow, Martin Hall

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Chapter 3

Creating Opportunities Through Security

Andrew Cormack,    Jisc

This chapter considers the complex information security challenges posed by the strategic objectives of research and education organisations. New technologies and techniques for accessing and processing information can assist by creating new ways to work safely and effectively. Organisations that help their users select and adopt appropriate tools and behaviours for key services and data will be best placed to benefit from new opportunities such as mobile and cloud computing, big data, e-research and remote learning.

Keywords

Security; opportunity; cloud; BYOD; e-research

3.1 Understanding Security in Research and Education

Research and education make highly complex, sometimes ...

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