An applied sciences lab at the University of Maryland will be working with a global mobile communications company to create new applications specifically for public safety. Among the projects under consideration: an enhanced 911 (E911) mobile app that could eventually be used for emergencies on or off campus.
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 has unveiled an IP security camera that records video in low light conditions and captures at resolutions up to 1,280 x 960.
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.
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 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 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.
IT's job is to find security strategies that enable mobile and social apps.
Higher education mobile services provider Rave Wireless has released Rave Alert 5.0, the latest version of its campus-wide notification system.
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.