Security & Privacy


Western Kentucky U Turns to Open Platform for IP Video Management

Western Kentucky University has adopted an open IP video management platform in an effort to make their surveillance system more customizable and expandable.

Champlain Named Center of Ed Excellence in Information Assurance

The National Security Agency has designated Champlain College in Burlington, VT as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance.



UNC Charlotte Posts Personal Data on 350000 People

System misconfiguration and incorrect access settings are to blame for exposed data discovered by staff at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

10-Minute Module Teaches Data Security to Users

A company founded by computer science faculty members at Carnegie Mellon University that specializes in developing software-based training recently introduced a new security module that teaches people how to keep data safe when they're working outside of their offices.

Guardians of the Data

With 1,300-plus databases under its management, the U Massachusetts Medical School has plenty to worry about when it comes to keeping data secure; but this database team has put in place change management practices that go a long way in protecting the resources in its care.

NEXThink Delivers System Center 2012 Plug-in for Device Monitoring

NEXThink, whose primary product provides visibility into an IT environment from the end-user perspective, has just released its first native plug-in for Microsoft System Center 2012.

Virginia Community Colleges Implement Incident Reporting Platform

Twenty-three community colleges in Virginia have deployed a Web-based software platform to provide a single location for threat assessment, incident reporting, and prevention services.

Edgewave Adds Social Media Monitoring to iPrism Web Security

EdgeWave has added iPrism Social Media Security, a service designed to monitor and control social media interactions, to iPrism Web Security 7.1.

U Maryland Scrutinizes Computer Changes with Triumfant

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies has put in place a program that monitors computers for changes to attributes in order to detect possible security breaches.

Georgia Health Sciences U Launches Virtual Private Network for Researchers

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University is home to a new virtual private network (VPN) created specifically to help universities and private researchers share data related to patent-pending antimicrobial technology.