Security & Privacy

Michigan's Jackson CC Outsources Campus Security

A small community college in Michigan has decided to outsource much of its campus security and in doing so expects to save about $300,000 in the 2012-2013 budget.

Paragon Software Offers Free Backup Tool for New Windows

Storage management company Paragon Software Group has released a free backup and recovery tool for current releases of Windows Server 2012.

Impulse Point's Updated NAC IDs Mobile Devices

A company that develops a network access control appliance has updated its offerings to include a device identity appliance for bring-your-own-device environments as well as an end-user self-service portal for guest provisioning.

Oklahoma State U Launches Web-Based Messaging System

Oklahoma State University has selected a new messaging system in an effort to improve communication with students and staff.

SafeNet, Internet2 Team Up to Secure Digital Identities

Two-factor authentication devices enable users to securely access network resources when working from multiple devices or shared machines.

SHU Receives Students' Anonymous Tips via Text Message

Students at Siena Heights University, a private Roman Catholic university, can send anonymous tips to the campus safety dispatch office, thanks to a new tool recently deployed at the Adrian, MI campus.

Quincy U Offers App-Based Personal Security Service

Quincy University has begun offering students at its Illinois campus an option to subscribe to a security service that will listen in on their interactions and track their location in case help is needed.

Denver Joint Campus Upgrading to Contactless Smart Cards

Auraria Higher Education Center will be issuing new "contactless" smart cards to students and staff.

Maintaining Security in a BYOD School

Keeping your data resources safe and network secure in a bring-your-own-device environment on campus requires applying pressure where it will have the biggest impact.

SpydrSafe Releases Beta of Mobile Data Loss Prevention App

A start-up formed by two long-time cyber-security industry executives has gone into beta with two new products, including a new security tool that prevents mobile data loss.