Security & Privacy


Tripwire Donates Cybersecurity Analytics Cloud Service to Penn State

Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology has received a multi-million dollar donation of software for use in the school's Center for Cyber Security, Information Privacy and Trust.

Scenario Learning Updates Safety and Compliance Portfolio

Scenario Learning is expanding its higher education product line with two new online safety and compliance solutions.



Brown U Reseachers Recommend Data Shuffling Technique To Secure Cloud Activity

Researchers at Brown University have developed a data shuffling technique that aims to improve security of data stored in the cloud by hiding usage patterns, which can be analyzed to reveal secret information.

Utility Lets Google Apps for Ed Handle Authentication

A company that creates products for managing devices in a bring-your-own-device environment has developed a network access control utility that allows an external login through Google Apps for Education to be used for authentication of each device and user.

LRAD Rolls Out Long-Range Mobile PA System

LRAD has debuted a new mobile PA system that boasts the ability to blast intelligible audio over a 2-square-mile area.

New OpenID Connect Standard Extends Digital Identities Across the Web

A new standard for Internet security and privacy has been ratified by the OpenID Foundation. 

UMD Breach Exposes 309,000 Records

A data breach at the University of Maryland has exposed records from students, staff, faculty and others dating back to 1998.

Northern Arizona University Upgrades Directory Service

Northern Arizona University is rolling out the UnboundID Identity Data Platform to support nearly one million entries in its directory stores of student and employee data.

Rollins College Tackles Network Security Issues With NAC Rollout

Rollins College successfully combated a recent spear phishing attack, thanks to its new network access control system.

Arkansas Community College Students Help Campus Install Emergency Call Boxes

A community college in Arkansas has given a group of its students the chance to gain experience with an on-campus project to put up new emergency call boxes. The work took place at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope and saved the institution "thousands of dollars."