Users who feel inadequate to the task of protecting their privacy online aren't alone. The types of tools available for opting out of Internet tracking are hard to set up and confusing to use, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.
While data consumption continues to rise--owing to the growing number of consumers purchasing smartphones and tablets--mobile device users are still wary about the security of their data, according to a new report released Monday by Oracle.
Barracuda Networks has released an upgrade to its Spam & Virus Firewall virtual and hardware-based appliances. The new version 5.1 update extends antivirus support to Microsoft Exchange environments and incorporates a range of other enhancements.
A technical malfunction on the United States Department of Education's Direct Loan Web site made the financial records of as many as 5,000 borrowers temporarily available for public view earlier this month.
Data breaches are going to happen, regardless of what an institution does. How effectively a school responds may be a more telling indicator of its preparedness.
Half of America's colleges and universities are using OpenDNS (Domain Name Service) to protect against phishing, botnets, and malware, according to the San Francisco, CA, company.
The proliferation of laptops, tablets, and smartphones on campus challenges higher ed IT departments to balance network protection with a culture of openness.
Rave Mobile Safety has released Rave Alert 5.0, emergency notification software for colleges and universities.
The University of Rhode Island is shifting to an IP-based video management system without abandoning its existing analog cameras.
Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) in Roanoke, VA, has deployed Situational Awareness and Response Assistance (SARA) software to send out automatic mass notifications after experiencing three false alarms.