May 2014 Member Update

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DDoS Best Practices

It is never a good time to be a victim of a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), but it's fresh on many of our minds as we are in the heart of state testing and finals. If you missed the webinar on best practices for prevention and early detection, you can learn more on our tied networking and gaining insights on shared challenges as the greatest takeaway for the two hours spent with us.

The future of Regional Meetings is being shaped from your feedback- you can look forward to more time for round tables and meetings specifically for your membership type to ensure discussions and featured services are relevant to your organization in the future.

Couldn’t attend these meetings? Review the meeting materials on our website!

MOREnet Annual Conference is Open for Registration

Before wrapping up the current school year, secure next year’s premier professional development opportunity! MOREnet’s Annual Conference will be held in Columbia, Mo., Oct. 27-30. Registration for conference is now open with early-bird pricing!

This conference has something for everyone, whether you are an administrator, technical coordinator, faculty member or teacher. We design the conference so that you can choose the two-day format that has the most to offer you, or stay for the entire four days at a reduced rate!

Not sure which days are best for you to attend?

  • Monday and Tuesday are geared toward using technology in the classroom and how to use applications, features and smart devices to benefit your classroom or organization.
  • Wednesday and Thursday emphasizes in IT, learning behind-the-scenes technical skills and how to administer the latest in technology.
  • Each two-day segment has special tracks aligning your learning with the hottest topics in technology!

Find out all the conference has to offer and register today!


Mobility Management Now Available to MOREnet Members.

With the ongoing advancements in mobile learning, applications and tools, there are an equal number of challenges associated with mobility management. To help members successfully navigate through these challenges, we have negotiated discounted pricing for our members for AirWatch by VMware.

Learn more on how your organization can benefit from Mobility Management.


MOREnet’s Security Roadshow coming to a location near you!

Mark your calendar now; our Security Team will be making the rounds in June this year and will focus on different aspects of the current threat landscape – from a MOREnet member’s perspective – and what you can do to better protect/secure your organization. We also hope you’ll take the opportunity during each session to share best practices and brainstorm solutions with other network security professionals in your part of the state.

Roadshow Dates and Locations:

  • Tuesday, June 3 - Houston R-1 School District
  • Wednesday, June 4 - Wentzville R-IV School District
  • Tuesday, June 10 - Moberly Area Community College
  • Wednesday, June 11 - Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City
  • Thursday, June 12 - Online Webinar

Register to attend!

There are still openings for This Week In Google (TWIG) this Summer!

July 7-11, we have dedicated an entire week at our Columbia office to educate members on all things Google! We are offering nine individual training courses featuring hot topics like Google Sites, Google Forms and Google Add-ons, just to name a few. You can choose to take one course or sign up for all nine and spend the week with us! Courses are free to members with a Full-service Membership Package and $50 per course or half-day for members with a Basic Membership Package.

Register now before they fill up!