An annual online competition sponsored by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) has reopened for the year, to allow students and others to test their abilities in digital forensics, an area of study on how to collect and preserve electronic evidence, recover lost data, and protect networks and computer systems from breaches.
Western Connecticut State University has begun the arduous process of notifying its campus community by mail about a data exposure that lasted for more than three years.
In response to a growing and changing skills gap, IBM has introduced what it's calling the "largest expansion" of its Academic Initiative since the program began in 2003.
CoSoSys has added Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android as a new module for its data loss prevention product, Endpoint Protector 4.3.
Sinclair Community College, a long-time customer of Enterasys Networks, has implemented an identity and access management application from the company to support its bring-your-own-device program.
Fischer International Identity is offering free access to its cloud-based Shibboleth Identity Provider system for qualified higher education institutions.
Chowan University, home of the "Hawks," has introduced the HawksCard, a new ID card for its 1,300-plus students.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research (CIA|JFR) has received $250,000 from Facebook for its efforts to international cybercriminals.
In a recent data breach at Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) the personal information of nearly 300,000 people, including 200,000 who may have had no connection to the school, was stolen.
With a video security system that automatically detects the unusual and allows the monitoring company to communicate in real time with those responsible, this technical institute can barely remember the last time it suffered vandalism or a break-in.