Security & Privacy


Omnilert Enhances Emergency Alert Offerings with SMS Inbox

Omnilert has released an SMS Inbox feature for its e2campus and Amerilert emergency alert systems.

ForeScout and AirWatch Tackle BYOD Together

Two network management companies have teamed up to create an approach that lets customers combine network access with mobile device management.



Android Malware Crosses Over to Windows via USB

A new piece of malware discovered by Kapersky Lab uses smart phones to install malware onto Windows-based PCs.

Avast Offers Freebie Endpoint Protection to Schools

To gain traction in the enterprise cyber security market, an endpoint security company has begun granting free licenses for its software to education organizations.

Grand Canyon U Implements Incident Reporting Platform

An Arizona university has deployed an online risk and incident management platform that allows students, faculty, parents, and visitors to report suspicious activities.

Fayetteville State U Launches New Mass Notification System

Fayetteville State University has adopted a new mass notification system in an effort to improve communication and emergency preparedness.

Bloxx Web Filter and Secure Web Gateway Now Available as Virtual Appliances

Bloxx, a provider of Web content filtering and email security, has made its Bloxx Web Filter and Bloxx Secure Web Gateway products available as virtual appliances for VMware vSphere.

2013 Competition Tests Digital Forensics Prowess

An annual online competition sponsored by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) has reopened for the year, to allow students and others to test their abilities in digital forensics, an area of study on how to collect and preserve electronic evidence, recover lost data, and protect networks and computer systems from breaches.

Western Connecticut Uncovers Security Hole; 234,000 Have Data Exposed

Western Connecticut State University has begun the arduous process of notifying its campus community by mail about a data exposure that lasted for more than three years.

IBM Adds Security, Mobile, and Other Trending Topics to Academic Program

In response to a growing and changing skills gap, IBM has introduced what it's calling the "largest expansion" of its Academic Initiative since the program began in 2003.