Security & Privacy

An E-Discovery Primer

According to attorney Seth Gilbertson, understanding the basics of e-discovery will help you prepare for the rare day when you might have to turn up in court to explain the forensics of an email message.

Johns Hopkins Sensor Detects Overheating in Li-ion Batteries

Stories of exploding lithium-ion batteries could become much rarer if a team of scientists at Johns Hopkins University succeed in licensing new technology they've created.

Oracle Database Firewall Adds MySQL Support, Reporting Improvements

Oracle has added support for MySQL Enterprise Edition in its Oracle Database Firewall, as well as new reporting capabilities for improved regulatory compliance.

Absolute Software Adds Theft Recovery for Android Tablets

Absolute Software has added theft recovery to its Computrace Mobile features for Android tablets.

Northeastern State Adds GPS-Savvy Security Mobile App

Northeastern State University in Oklahoma will introduce a customized version of a mobile security app this month that allows students to notify campus police about their whereabouts.

California College Overhauls Emergency Messaging

Southern California's Marymount College has replaced its legacy emergency notification with e2Campus from Omnilert.

Panda Updates Cloud-Based Security Software

A software company has released a free beta version of its cloud-based security application that includes protection against malware loaded onto external devices, such as USB flash drives.

UC Riverside Food Vendor Cash Registers Breached

A cyber criminal hacked into the cash registers in use at food service locations at the University of California, Riverside, gaining access to 5,000 credit and debit card numbers, the university recently revealed.

eIQnetworks Security Tool Gives Taste of Situational Awareness

eIQnetworks has released a beta version of a new security utility for maintaining "situational awareness." SecureVue Express is a free download with a five-node perpetual license that allows a security administrator to stay informed about security and compliance through multiple channels.

Higher Ed Compact Adds Security Products to Buying Mix

A state compact for higher education has added two security systems to its purchase program.