Michael Flanigan

Biography

Mike Flanigan is currently leading the functional implementation of the Banner ERP system for the student (registrar, financial aid, admissions, student accounting) modules at Virginia Commonwealth University. His higher education backinground includes positions as the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and an Assistant Director in the Registrar's Office. His background in private industry includes positons as a Web Project Manager, IT Director, and E-Solutions Manager. Mike completed his Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems at Arizona State University and an undergraduate degree from Northern Michigan University.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Data Protection Primer for Higher Education: Environmental Considerations, Culture, and Practices
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    This paper defines data protection as “the principles and processes for protecting data from corruption, misapplication, compromise, misuse, and loss.” Data protection leverages evolving technology and emerging practices to focus on how to apply the three critical information security imperatives: confidentiality, integrity, and availability.