Security & Privacy


Higher Ed Information Security Council Contest Seeks Student Videos

EDUCAUSE & Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council have launched a cyber security video competition for students.

Prince George's Wins NSF Grant To Spread Security Education in Community Colleges

Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD has received a continuation of National Science Foundation funding to continue expanding its cybersecurity outreach and develop faculty capabilities.



QR Codes: A Back Door for Malware

Prevalent on many campuses, QR codes are an open invitation to mobile malware. Protecting campus constituents comes down to a combination of education and technical safeguards.

Virginia College Deploys Anonymous Incident Reporting Tool

A Virginia community college has implemented a new Web-based incident reporting platform through which students, faculty, and visitors can anonymously report concerns such as bullying, hazing, and cheating.

ForeScout Network Access Control Extends McAfee Security Visibility

Security firm ForeScout Technologies has expanded its functionality to work with security products from McAfee.

Sans Digital Offers High-Performance 6G RAID Enclosures

Storage vendor Sans Digital is shipping a new 16-hard drive bay direct attached storage array that includes a controller card for managing a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) that offloads RAID calculations from the computer or enclosure to the dedicated RAID engine to speed up performance.

MIT Auto-Sensing System Maps Emergency Sites

Researchers at MIT have developed the prototype for a "wearable sensor system" that can create a digital map of an environment as the person wearing the system moves through the building.

OCAD University Deploys Guardly Campus Safety App

OCAD University, an art and design college in Toronto, has begun offering a free smartphone safety escort tool to its campus community that allows users to communicate with public safety personnel in the event of an emergency or unsafe situation.

Cyber Security Competition Pushes Students To Test Security Mettle

CSAW, the Cyber Security Awareness Week event hosted by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, is ramping up for a November competition.

(Software) Code of Honor

When USC's students began bringing computers to class, its law school turned to technology and rigid process to maintain academic integrity in the testing room.