Security & Privacy

Firewalls and Filtering Tools

Social media and mobile devices are forcing major changes in how institutions protect their networks and their users. And the battle is only getting started.

Canon Intros IP Security Camera for Low-Light Environments

Canon has unveiled an IP security camera that records video in low light conditions and captures at resolutions up to 1,280 x 960.

Redesigned Barracuda NG Earth Offers Improved Navigation and Reduced Resource Requirements

Barracuda Networks has launched a completely redesigned new version of its real-time 3D visualization application for Barracuda NG Firewalls, Barracuda NG Earth 2.0.

U Illinois Overhauls Emergency Notification System

The University of Illinois reported it's replacing its legacy mass notification system with a new system that incorporates phone, text, e-mail, social networking, digital signage, and browser-based popups.

Rave Guardian 5.0 Adds Bi-Directional Texting, Enhanced Safety Profiles

Rave Mobile Safety has released an update to Rave Guardian, an emergency response system that provides enhanced data to campus safety and other first responders when emergencies are called in.

Blackboard's Latest Notification Service Release Supports Apple Mobile Devices

Blackboard's Connect division has announced the latest edition of its notification service, which includes features to speed up creation and delivery of messages and the ability to send alerts via Apple mobile devices.

A New Frontier in Security

IT's job is to find security strategies that enable mobile and social apps.

Rave Alert 5.0 Expands Social Media Integration

Higher education mobile services provider Rave Wireless has released Rave Alert 5.0, the latest version of its campus-wide notification system.

U Akron Implements New VPN Client for Secure Remote Access from 64-Bit Computers

The University of Akron (UA) recently acquired 1,000 IPSec VPN clients to provide its faculty, staff, and students with secure remote access to the university's network from 64-bit computers.

GSX Monitor Analyzer Now Supports Mobile and Collaboration Tools

GSX has announced general availability of GSX Monitor & Analyzer v10, a tool for monitoring cloud-based messaging and collaboration services, including services hosted outside the organization's firewall.