Security & Privacy


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."

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.

U South Carolina Aiken Adds 911 Pinpoint Service

Recently, to improve emergency response, the University of South Carolina Aiken implemented a "911 Pinpoint" service.

Video Surveillance Company Issuing Security Grants to Colleges

Colleges short on funds but seeking a way to ramp up video surveillance at their locations may want to go after one of the grants being issued over the next year by Video Insight.

MacBook Webcams Vulnerable to 'Peek' Hacking

The National Security Agency may not be the only ones peeking into our activities. A recent research project at Johns Hopkins University has shown that unauthorized users can hack into internal webcams on certain classes of Apple computers to disable the green light that tells us when the webcam is in use.