Researchers at the University of California, San Diego said they're planning to broaden their research after they provided evidence earlier this month that Web sites and the advertisers on them can easily retain a history of the other sites you've recently visited--without your permission.
Microsoft has announced an upcoming privacy feature for its Internet Explorer 9 Web browser, one that will provide "tracking protection" to give users potential control over online behavioral advertising, which monitors what users click on and view at Web sites.
Microsoft noted last week that its security team is looking into an elevation-of-privilege exploit affecting Windows-based systems.
Bentley University recently implemented a new Web-based service to deliver and track policies and training materials that members of the staff need to comply with.
Eastern Illinois University has reported a 70 percent reduction in help desk calls a year after switching network access control applications.
Untangle has updated its firewall application. Version 8.0 of flagship product, Untangle, includes a module specifically for controlling bandwidth usage.
Introducing a completely wireless laptop campus brought a new set of challenges for this Michigan university's IT team.
Cyber security will be no easier in the new year than it is now, as malware proprietors get more sophisticated in their phishing attempts, malware-as-a-service becomes the norm, and smart phones and tablets draw increased attention from cyber criminals.
The University of Hawaii system has just suffered its third major data breach in two years. The latest one exposed Social Security numbers and numerous other personal details on 40,101 students who attended U Hawaii Manoa between 1990 and 1998 and in 2001.