Security & Privacy


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.

North Carolina State Rolls Out Automated BYOD Onboarding System

North Carolina State University has announced plans to automate mobile device registration and provide secure onboarding of devices connecting to its wireless network.

Rave Mobile Dispatch Update Provides Data Integration

Public safety technology company Rave Mobile Safety has updated the service it provides for emergency call takers.

Ole Miss Gives New Safety Alert Option to Students and Staff

The University of Mississippi has begun integrating a new service into its campus safety program that will allow students to communicate more fully with public safety officers in the event of an emergency.

New App Controls Key Use in 'e-Cylinders'

A "smart lock" company has released a programming device for its "smart" keys that lets administrators in charge of access control update credentials via mobile phone.

U Delaware Hack Hits 72,000 Staffers

The University of Delaware is attempting to make contact with 72,000 people whose information was vacuumed up during a recent server hacking.

Student Security Competitions Help Lock Down Careers

To woo young people to the field of cyber security, local, regional, and global competitions give students a chance to test their knowledge and skills in front of the experts.