A new standard for Internet security and privacy has been ratified by the OpenID Foundation.
A data breach at the University of Maryland has exposed records from students, staff, faculty and others dating back to 1998.
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 successfully combated a recent spear phishing attack, thanks to its new network access control system.
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."
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.
Recently, to improve emergency response, the University of South Carolina Aiken implemented a "911 Pinpoint" service.
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.
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.
The use of mobile devices for all activities computing-related has also driven an evolution in emergency management in education. According to the Tomi Ahonen Almanac, the average user checks his or her mobile phone 150 times per day. That puts the smart device on the front lines of communication for crisis situations. In Case of Crisis, a company with a mobile app that lets organizations maintain and distribute role-based emergency information in a mobile format, has identified four trends worth noting for the coming year.