Security & Privacy


Meru Invites Guest Management Firm Identity Networks into the Fold

A major wireless vendor with a presence in the education market has purchased a small technology firm for its expertise in network guest management. Silicon Valley-based Meru Networks has acquired UK-based Identity Networks, which sells guest and device access management applications. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal.

A WatchDox Never Bolts: Document Security for a Mobile World

A new Saas application allows users to share documents among colleagues and partners, while also restricting their ability to copy, forward, or print them.



Caution: Dangerous Curves Ahead

At CT 2011, IT leaders took a long, hard look in the mirror and recognized that they must evolve or face irrelevance. Then they rolled up their sleeves to map the road forward.

August Data Breaches Strike Yale and 4 Other Schools

Yale University joined a number of other schools having to explain data breaches during the month of August.

American Institute of Business Moves to Hybrid IP/Analog Surveillance

A business college in Des Moines, IA has replaced a legacy video security system with a new one from Genetec.

U Wisconsin Milwaukee Data Breach Hits 75000

The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee has gone public with its efforts to contact about 75,000 people to let them know they may have had their names and Social Security Numbers accessed by cyber-criminals.

Genetec License Plate Camera Can Control Parking Lot Gates

Security vendor Genetec has released a new license plate recognition camera designed specifically to capture the plates of cars entering or leaving a parking lot.

Texas College Adds Classroom Wall Displays for Alerts

Texas College will be outfitting its classrooms with wall displays to communicate emergency messages.

U Maryland Lab Teams with TeleCommunication Systems on Next Gen 911

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.