Security & Privacy


How Cloud Backup Can Save IT Big Bucks

Moving your data storage, backup, and disaster recovery to the cloud can cut costs and improve functionality for both end users and tech personnel.

Report: 85 Percent of Educational Institutions Allow BYOD, Yet Security Lags Behind

Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.



USC Joins Cybersecurity Research Consortium

The University of Southern California is the newest member of the Northrop Grumman Cybersecurity Research Consortium, a partnership between academia and industry working together to increase Northrop Grumman Corporation's technological capabilities in the area of cybersecurity.

Absolute Software Adds iOS Theft Management Service

A security technology company has implemented a new theft management service that may interest schools running iPad programs.

Devolutions Updates Password Vault Manager

Devolutions has released Password Vault Manager 4.2, the latest version of its enterprise password management tool.

Rochester Institute of Technology Wins Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

In an annual competition designed to judge how well students operate and manage a network infrastructure and prevent cyber attacks, New York's Rochester Institute of Technology came out on top.

Enterprise IT Security Capabilities Begin Slow Shift to the Cloud

Identity management, vulnerability assessment, and other forms of enterprise IT security technologies are slowly moving to the cloud. According to a report released this week, just about 10 percent of all enterprise security product features will be delivered via the cloud.

Omnilert Adds One-Click Emergency Response

Next week at two education conferences Omnilert will be demonstrating a new one-click broadcast function for its mass notification systems.

The New Varsity Letters: BYOD = NAC + MDM

To protect sensitive data in the BYOD era, schools must take a more closed, corporate approach, blending network access control and mobile device management.

PostgreSQL Update Targets 'High-Exposure Security Vulnerability'

PostgreSQL's developers are strongly urging users of version 9.x to upgrade their software "immediately."