Security & Privacy

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.

VCU Server Security Incident Response

Virginia Commonwealth U Uses Video To Communicate Data Breach Details

Virginia Commonwealth University has put together a video laying out the details of a potential security vulnerability that struck the campus last month to inform those who may have been affected during the data breach.

Carnegie Mellon Research: Internet Privacy is Hard to Find

Users who feel inadequate to the task of protecting their privacy online aren't alone. The types of tools available for opting out of Internet tracking are hard to set up and confusing to use, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.