Security & Privacy

Regent U Secures Network with Cloud-Based OpenDNS

Regent University has implemented a new Internet security application intended to block user access to Web sites known to carry malware and to stop infected machines from being able to access the network.

Champlain Named Center of Ed Excellence in Information Assurance

The National Security Agency has designated Champlain College in Burlington, VT as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance.

The Security of Video Surveillance Systems Questioned

The same useful features that enable security administrators to monitor surveillance cameras from any Web browser are also fraught with security vulnerabilities, according to a security services company.

UNC Charlotte Posts Personal Data on 350000 People

System misconfiguration and incorrect access settings are to blame for exposed data discovered by staff at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

10-Minute Module Teaches Data Security to Users

A company founded by computer science faculty members at Carnegie Mellon University that specializes in developing software-based training recently introduced a new security module that teaches people how to keep data safe when they're working outside of their offices.

Western Kentucky U Turns to Open Platform for IP Video Management

Western Kentucky University has adopted an open IP video management platform in an effort to make their surveillance system more customizable and expandable.

NEXThink Delivers System Center 2012 Plug-in for Device Monitoring

NEXThink, whose primary product provides visibility into an IT environment from the end-user perspective, has just released its first native plug-in for Microsoft System Center 2012.

Guardians of the Data

With 1,300-plus databases under its management, the U Massachusetts Medical School has plenty to worry about when it comes to keeping data secure; but this database team has put in place change management practices that go a long way in protecting the resources in its care.

Virginia Community Colleges Implement Incident Reporting Platform

Twenty-three community colleges in Virginia have deployed a Web-based software platform to provide a single location for threat assessment, incident reporting, and prevention services.

Edgewave Adds Social Media Monitoring to iPrism Web Security

EdgeWave has added iPrism Social Media Security, a service designed to monitor and control social media interactions, to iPrism Web Security 7.1.