Security & Privacy


RIT Fortifies Cybersecurity Lab

The Rochester Institute of Technology is extending its student cybersecurity training with the help of a private partner.

Emergency Alert Provider Adds Mass Notification to Portfolio

The Situational Awareness and Response Assistant system from Status Solutions now has the ability to make a massive number of warning phone calls at once.



4.5 Million-Victims Hit in UCLA Health Hack

The multi-site health division of the University of California Los Angeles suffered an attack that could infect as many as 4.5 million people.

Rochester Institute of Tech Debuts Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity

The Rochester Institute of Technology is launching a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.

Seattle U Adopts Panic Button, App To Improve Security

The 7,800-student Seattle University is experimenting this summer with a Bluetooth-enabled panic button in an effort to enhance the safety of its students.

Report Identifies Increasing Evidence of Cyber Attacks Penetrating Networks

A new study has identified a surge in the typical indicators of targeted attacks on today's networks.

Report: Ed Sector Leading Target of Malware Events

More than a third of all malware events in 2014 occurred within the education sector, according to NTT Com Security's 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

IQ Onsite Launches Proximity-Based Security App for Schools

IQ Onsite has launched a new app, Campus Ping, designed to improve response times in campus security situations.

Estrella Mountain CC Earns Designation for Power Security Training

A 5,700-student community college in Arizona recently received national recognition for its cyber-defense education programs.

Exacq Video Management Software Updated for Faster Response

Video management software from Exacq Technologies has added the ability for the user to overlay icons on top of surveillance feeds for quick response and a simplified way to troubleshoot certain IP cameras when they're being added to the network.