The networks run by colleges and universities are three times more likely to be infected with malware than networks in government agencies or businesses. The EXPIRO family of malware is the most common type of threat experienced by the higher education sector, according to as new report.
Bradford Networks unveiled the latest version of Network Sentry at the Educause 2013 conference in Anaheim Wednesday. Network Sentry 6.2 adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server and integration with MaaS360 mobile device management.
A series of phishing scams recently sent Saint Louis University scrambling to mop up the mess left when health records of about 3,000 people were exposed and banking details for about 10 employees were changed.
Purdue University's Homeland Security Center of Excellence has produced a new analytics tool for first responders and law enforcement, the Visual Analytics Law Enforcement Toolkit (VALET).
The University of Delaware has adopted a mobile app for Android and Apple devices that allows the user to make a tip to the police.
More than 10,000 undergraduates from around the world will compete this month in a competition designed to challenge and test their cyber security skills.
The Medical University of South Carolina has been reaching out to 7,000 customers of medical services to let them know their credit card information has been stolen.
The University of San Diego has added license plate recognition software to its public safety arsenal.
The United States Department of Justice has awarded a $2.3 million grant to a company in Burlington affiliated with the University of Vermont to create a National Center for Campus Public Safety.
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.