Security & Privacy


Free BlueSprig App Addresses Mobile Security

A company that addresses mobile security has released a free security app and location tool that lets the user track down the whereabouts of his or her smartphone and wipe data remotely from its memory.

U Tampa Data Breach Uncovered by Students

A data breach discovered in mid-March at the University of Tampa has pushed the Florida institution to enlist credit reporting agency Experian to monitor the credit records of those affected.



Securing Mobile Devices and Their Data

Security systems are moving front and center as campuses tackle the vulnerability of student- and school-owned mobile devices.

New Study Looks at Risks on Top Web Sites

Barracuda Labs recently released results from a study it conducted on risks consumers face on the Web, which found that every day a top site delivers malware.

California University Rolls Out Free Mobile Device Security Software to Students, Faculty

A California university is providing free software to its students, faculty, and staff to keep their mobile devices secure.

Technical College Shifts Internet Security to Cloud

Tri-County Technical College, a 6,800-student school, has placed its Internet security trust in the cloud.

Aruba Offers Network Service for Bringing Apple Devices into Fold

Aruba Networks is demonstrating a new technology that enables people to go across IP subnets with their Apple devices to find and use services as easily as they can on their personal networks.

Visix, Rave Mobile Partner on Campus Notifications

Digital signage software firm Visix and emergency notification system provider Rave Mobile Safety are joining forces.

Increasing ROI by Putting NAC to Use

Marquette University's security analyst found that the network access control tool already in place could deliver much more value with just a bit more effort.

Data Breach Madness Declares 2011 Winner

A security company that monitors data breaches has compiled the worst incidents from higher ed in 2011.