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Millsaps’ Else School adds data analytics certificate program

The Else School of Management at Millsaps College in Jackson has developed a Certificate in Data Analytics program that will begin in the spring. “This program will provide the training and tools to develop skills with big data that help organizations make informed decisions,” Dr. Kim Burke, dean of the Else School, said in a news release. The certificate provides ...

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UMMC fined $2.75 million for health data breach on 10,000

MBJ staff The University of Mississippi Medical Center agreed to a $2.75 million settlement with the federal government  for alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Unsecured electronic health information on 10,000 people was breached when a laptop computer was found to be missing, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for ...

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C Spire breaking ground for new data center

STARKVILLE — C Spire has scheduled a ground-breaking ceremony today for a new data center in Starkville. Ridgeland-based C Spire plans complete construction on the first phase in November 2014, when customers would begin using the center. Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran Research Park will host the 22,400-square-foot first phase. Two more phases are planned. The city of Starkville and ...

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Presley: FCC's data on cellphone, broadband availability inaccurate

JACKSON — The Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the first in a series of filings with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) aimed at expanding cellular telephone coverage and high-speed Internet service in Mississippi. The filings come in response to FCC requests for comments on coverage issues associated with its Mobility Fund and National Broadband Map, according to a release ...

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Ole Miss first to utilize new Mississippi Optical Network

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi is the first entity to begin using the new Mississippi Optical Network, referred to as MissiON. The network serves the Mississippi Research Consortium, which includes UM, Mississippi State University, the University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University. The network also serves the UM Medical Center, the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services, the ...

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