A team at Wake Forest University is working on a genetic algorithm to proactively discover more secure computer configurations.
Barracuda Networks has integrated its cloud-based Web filtering and security service, Barracuda Web Security Flex, with its firewall appliance, Barracuda NG Firewall.
A team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Utah has developed a virtual alternative to the electronic ID badge used for security access.
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has begun taking applications for a new program designed to turn experienced IT people into super-security experts and C-level IT executives.
Arizona State University shut down all of its Web services for about two days during January to address a security breach. That included shutting down online classes for the duration of the outage.
To reduce the illegal downloading of copyrighted material via their networks, colleges are relying on a mix of technology, education, and punishment.
The University of Hawaii system has settled a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 96,000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni who were part of five alleged data breaches at four institutions between 2009 and 2011.
CoSoSys has unveiled the second version of its enterprise data protection encryption software, EasyLock, which protects files transported on USB flash drives and external hard drives.
Anonymous communications provider AnComm is being acquired by the parent company of SchoolMessenger, a major provider of notification services for K-12 and higher education.