Security & Privacy


New Data Security Pressures Driving Next Generation Firewalls

The firewalls and intrusion protection systems in use by educational organizations to protect their enterprise networks may not be keeping up with the new security demands of virtualized data centers.

Westphal College at Drexel Deploys Appliance To Secure and Maintain Computers

Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University has implemented a systems management appliance to help the school's five-person IT team install and update software to  ensure all of its computers are up-to-date with the latest patches.



U Baltimore Card and Access System Boosts Lockdown Ability

The University of Baltimore has adopted an access control system that uses new card readers and smart cards for its 6,500 students.

Radboud U Adopts New Identity Management Software for 25,000 Students

Radboud University has turned to identity management software to gain control over user access to network resources, including secure data.

Carnegie Mellon To Host Security Contest for Middle and High School Students

The second annual picoCTF competition dares students in grades 6-12 to "reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt or do whatever it takes" to solve computer challenges.

Vanderbilt Tests Mobile App for Building Access

Vanderbilt University recently experimented with the use of smartphones as a mechanism to unlock access on campus.

SchoolDude's CrisisManager Brings Safety Plans to User Devices

Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the launch of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.

U Arkansas Adds Mobile Safety App

The University of Arkansas is adding a new app to its safety arsenal.

U Wisconsin Adopts 100Gb Packet Filtering

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has gone public with its choice of switch technology to perform packet filtering and traffic aggregation on its research network.

Verint Situation Management Security Platform Expanded

A company with a public safety situation management platform is expanding that with the addition of technology for access control and mobile reporting and response.