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Information Services Strives for “One University”

Students working on a group project at the East Liverpool Campus

In the midst of the summer rush, IS Communications dedicated time in July to strengthen relationships with the regional campuses.

Back to School

IS Welcomes the class of 2019

Summer 2015 has been busy for Service Management and IS Communications: numerous student prep activities span the entire summer, with the finale happening at the end of August with Welcome Weekend.

Cloud Development Platforms

IS Cloud Diagram

As we move forward into the Fall semester, the Platform & Integrations team is implementing two new cloud platforms, Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) and Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), which will shorten the application development lifecycle from 4-6 months to 2-4 weeks.

Protecting Kent State

Students pass by the "Password" lock along the esplanade between classes

The division has recently moved forward with several security-focused initiatives including upgrading to a new Identity and Access Management (IAM) technology to improve the onboarding experience, implementing Identity Finder to reduce the risk of sensitive data breaches, and implementing a new application firewall to enhance application security.