Faculty Senate February 17th, 2006 Agenda IT Central Services Strategy Security Operations Active Project Email Issues and Solutions Office of CIO IT Services Strategic Planning iTech Regulatory and Security Compliance Strategic Planning Governance Process
Faculty SenateFebruary 17th, 2006
Regulatory and Security Compliance
Financial Planning & Budgets
Service Orientated Architecture
Academic / Research / Students / Admin
Alumni & Development
4-H County Programs
Grounds & Facilities
Management & Maintenance
Patient Care, &
IT Governance Extensive
IT Central Architecture
Connected to Millions of Servers Extensive20 Plus Remote Sites134 Organizations20,000 Estimated Faculty, Staff, Students, other users
IT Central Services
Why Governance ?
Colleges & Admin
External Customers / IHL /Parents
Policies & Standards
Security / Access
Funding & Resources
Network & Infrastructure
Quality is Process Refinement Extensive
iTech Services& Operations
- Funding- People- Security- Priorities- Governance- Interoperability
Service Baseline SupportHelpDeskNetworksPhonesTech Support
WEB the cost.
IT Academic &
iTech Governance Flow
Council looks at the Faulty, Staff, and Students Technology Needs
Academic Listservs Ad Astra
Contracts & Grants Module SOAR Financials Upgrade
University Knowledge Plan Labs
Council looks at business process, data integration & Security
Compliance –HIPPA / Sarbanes Oxley
Council looks at technology service providers
Council will focus on the strategic perspective and coordination for all technology initiatives. This Council will provide technology proposals for approval to the IT Board of Directors. This Council will direct the efforts of other technology councils to ensure consistency throughout the University
Service Level Agreements
Security the cost.
44% of all identity threats occur at Universities
Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA),
Higher education challenges Federal wiretapping regs
The federal government wants colleges and universities to spend approximately $7 billion to update their computer systems so that the feds can have remote access to the systems for surveillance purposes.
Mississippi Public Records Act
Current Projects the cost.
Wireless Upgrade UPK – University Knowledge InitiativeSingle Log on
Governance Process RefinementInformation Technology PlanningEnterprise Project Management SystemCISCO Project
Phase 1: Pilot of 4 residence halls 100% Complete
Phase 2: Remaining residence halls 75% complete
Phase 3: 38 Academic and Administrative buildings on the Hattiesburg campus 30% complete
Email the cost.
Latency – issues
January 16th – 20th
January 30 –Feb 7th
Lessons Learned – Communication with Faculty, Staff, and Students
Internet the cost.
Volume Increase Pre K 50,000 Post K 200,000 day
Cache ServersSpam CheckImproper loading
Hard drive I/O Limitation
Can not connect to the Server !
Internet the cost.