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at the application and host level, Schiller said. Passwords and administrative information on its network are always encrypted, and the openness of the system is taken into account during the university's in-house software development.

"When we develop applications, we assume the network cannot be trusted. With a corporation, they assume it can," Schiller said.

Security 101
With an increasing number of businesses facing a mobile work force and a desire to share information with customers and partners, the university concept has not been lost on some Fortune 500 companies.

"We're hearing more from corporate America, and they're leaning more toward the methods used by academia," Petersen said. "Corporations are looking for ways to layer security and have more flexibility in what they've traditionally done--which is to secure everything down as much as possible."

Motorola, for one, has compared notes with security officials at the university level.

"When we were looking ahead at our portfolio and how the devices needed to connect and share information?it seemed so logical to look at universities," Motorola executive Boni said.

Boni's information security and protection team analyzed where the company wanted to be in a couple of years and determined that the best way to manage security with individual users was to concentrate on protection in laptops, handhelds and other end-point devices.

"The perimeter would have to go from being very broad to very focused, and when determining this, we felt universities do this," Boni said. "They allow students to bring their own devices onto the campus, find ways to patch them so there's no harm to others and do it without managing applications or IP addresses."

In its drive to create a seamless mobile environment for users, Motorola is also looking at zones of trust for its security architecture. Universities take the approach of "prove to me why you shouldn't have this information," while companies tend to question "why you should have the information," Boni explained, adding that though it's not done so yet, Motorola plans to examine ways to embrace the concept.

Microsoft's trustworthy computing executive Ladd noted that companies in certain sectors, such as finance or health care, may find it more difficult to adopt zones of trust on their networks. That's because they work in a more stringent regulatory climate than other large companies serving large groups of diverse customers.

Though parallels can be drawn between the security efforts under way at corporations and at universities, Ladd said the contribution colleges can make to corporations falls somewhere in the middle--not the first place he would seek to learn new security techniques, nor the last.

But Motorola's Boni believes it's a two-way street.

"Universities are getting better at protecting the sensitive information that they need to protect, while corporate America is aware that we need to do a better job at collaborative information sharing," Boni said. "There are things to be learned by both sides."

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Share This, Comrade
Corporate America is not socialist laboratory nor a democracy.
There are valid reasons to keep valuable information out of the
hands of competitors. There can be no open door policy without
wide eyed watch dogs.

To paint universities, our great bastions of anarchistic chaos, as
having the right idea when is comes to information sharing is
absurd. Just ask the music and software companies how they
feel about "information" sharing on campus. They have several
instances where nuclear information has been so shared they
can't remember where they left it.
Posted by cjohn17 (268 comments )
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Share This, Comrade
Corporate America is not socialist laboratory nor a democracy.
There are valid reasons to keep valuable information out of the
hands of competitors. There can be no open door policy without
wide eyed watch dogs.

To paint universities, our great bastions of anarchistic chaos, as
having the right idea when is comes to information sharing is
absurd. Just ask the music and software companies how they
feel about "information" sharing on campus. They have several
instances where nuclear information has been so shared they
can't remember where they left it.
Posted by cjohn17 (268 comments )
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How hard...
...would it be for these schools to protect business-critical information while allowing access to stuff to which everyone *should* have access?
Posted by sjsobol (115 comments )
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But Steve, You Know...
It is apparently extremely hard considering the students and faculty
in leftist universities believe there should be no such thing a
corporate secret.

The only thing corporate secret I'm interested in is the Colonel's
chicken recipe.
Posted by cjohn17 (268 comments )
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How hard...
...would it be for these schools to protect business-critical information while allowing access to stuff to which everyone *should* have access?
Posted by sjsobol (115 comments )
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But Steve, You Know...
It is apparently extremely hard considering the students and faculty
in leftist universities believe there should be no such thing a
corporate secret.

The only thing corporate secret I'm interested in is the Colonel's
chicken recipe.
Posted by cjohn17 (268 comments )
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Lessons to protect ID
Lessons to protect ID


Mr. AT Alishtari, POA and Founder EDI Secure LLLP, finds schools that are training the next generation of IT, IP and encryption experts are woefully inadequate at protecting the parents and the students ID from intrusion, theft and fraud. It was not seen as important however cyberthieves have borrowed from or stolen property alledging they were this or that person from property stolen online. Schools in their financial aid process collect enough information to be a scammer's paradise.

Schools will have to go with data offline as a platform approach at some point using Company technology or they will not have to keep it online in their database that is the same thing. Regardless, the future belongs to Company type technologies us U.S. Commerce Department NIST level 4 authentication. U.S. authentication and encryption standards were submitted to U.S. Congress Privacy Bill and U.S. Senate Cybercrime Treaty.
Posted by (66 comments )
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I agree with and add to the statement the below
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
To update comments, I must add the below...
This is so the data makes sense from anyone looking it up on my company...

A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
In order to have this data be relevant the below update is added...
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
In order to have this data be relevant the below update is added...
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
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Do adjust Mr. Alishtari's comments to the buyout of EDI Secure LLLP
Do adjust Mr. Alishtari's comments to the buyout of EDI Secure LLLP


A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
Lessons to protect ID
Lessons to protect ID


Mr. AT Alishtari, POA and Founder EDI Secure LLLP, finds schools that are training the next generation of IT, IP and encryption experts are woefully inadequate at protecting the parents and the students ID from intrusion, theft and fraud. It was not seen as important however cyberthieves have borrowed from or stolen property alledging they were this or that person from property stolen online. Schools in their financial aid process collect enough information to be a scammer's paradise.

Schools will have to go with data offline as a platform approach at some point using Company technology or they will not have to keep it online in their database that is the same thing. Regardless, the future belongs to Company type technologies us U.S. Commerce Department NIST level 4 authentication. U.S. authentication and encryption standards were submitted to U.S. Congress Privacy Bill and U.S. Senate Cybercrime Treaty.
Posted by (66 comments )
Reply Link Flag
I agree with and add to the statement the below
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
To update comments, I must add the below...
This is so the data makes sense from anyone looking it up on my company...

A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
In order to have this data be relevant the below update is added...
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
In order to have this data be relevant the below update is added...
A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Mr. Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
Posted by Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Ali (53 comments )
Link Flag
Do adjust Mr. Alishtari's comments to the buyout of EDI Secure LLLP
Do adjust Mr. Alishtari's comments to the buyout of EDI Secure LLLP


A year ago, January 2006, EDI Secure LLLP was purchased by IDPixie LLC which owns the patent US 6,598,031 B1 granted on July 22, 2003 for APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ROUTING ENCRYPTED TRANSACTION CARD IDENTIFYING DATA THROUGH A PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK from inventor Jeffrey Ice. So to update EDI Secure LLLP's place in the marketplace, I add the above and below data.

My Pledge

I, Mr. Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari, pledge my Foundation to halt child slavery activities including his Global Peace Film Festival, Inc., at www.peacefilmfest.org. I pledge moral support of legal, peaceful activities and my non-profit gifts offshore, onshore and globally, primarily with philantrophy from my personal investment to help halt all fraud, violence and scams hurting innocent children, women and families so help me God.
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