Security & Privacy


Purdue Rolls Out Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit

Purdue University's Homeland Security Center of Excellence has produced a new analytics tool for first responders and law enforcement, the Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit (VALET).

U Delaware Community To Text Crime Alerts to Cops

The University of Delaware has adopted a mobile app for Android and Apple devices that allows the user to make a tip to the police.



NYU-Poly Hacking Competition Tests Participants' Cyber Security Skills

More than 10,000 undergraduates from around the world will compete this month in a competition designed to challenge and test their cyber security skills.

Medical University of SC Suffers Theft of Credit Card Info Through Third-Party Provider

The Medical University of South Carolina has been reaching out to 7,000 customers of medical services to let them know their credit card information has been stolen.

U San Diego Adds License Plate Reading to Surveillance Cameras

The University of San Diego has added license plate recognition software to its public safety arsenal.

DOJ Funds National Center for Campus Public Safety

The United States Department of Justice has awarded a $2.3 million grant to a company in Burlington affiliated with the University of Vermont to create a National Center for Campus Public Safety.

Mobile Device Thefts Rampant on College Campuses

For the second year in a row universities are the fifth most popular location for thefts of mobile devices to occur in the United States.

Gulf Coast State College Deploys Panic Buttons for Emergency Response

Florida's Gulf Coast State College has deployed fixed and mobile panic buttons to help ensure the safety of students and staff.

Bradford Networks Launches Cloud-Based NAC Service for Schools

Bradford Networks, a provider of secure network access control (NAC) solutions, has launched its new Network Sentry cloud service.

NSF Pumps $20 Million into Cybersecurity Research Projects

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted Frontier awards totalling nearly $20 million to three multi-university research projects that seek to develop technical solutions to improve computer security.