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Florida State University's Research Computer Center has adopted an adaptive, MySQL-compliant database to help researchers accelerate queries on complex data sets.
Binghamton University, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, has implemented new application delivery controllers to provide high availability and improved performance of its student information systems and other infrastructure.
A central Illinois newspaper has reported a breach within Illinois State University in which direct deposit payroll payments for 13 school employees were diverted to a different bank account.
A data breach at the University of California Berkeley provided criminals with access to banking information and Social Security numbers belonging to about two-thirds of its current students and half of its employees, among others.
An instructor at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be creating two units on strategic thinking and tactics for use in cybersecurity classes, thanks to a grant from Intel.
A team of computer scientists and electrical engineers at the University of Washington has developed a passive Wi-Fi system that can generate 802.11b Wi-Fi signals using 10,000 times less power than present-day Wi-Fi and 1,000 times less power than Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee, according to a news release on UW's site.
A consortium of colleges and universities in the United States will be working with a security company to help create a mechanism that enables multiple organizations to work together to defend against DDoS attacks.
The Colorado Community College System has selected an identity management solution for 13 schools serving 144,000 students across the state.
A joint project has uncovered how K-12 organizations as well as community colleges can tap into identity federations to take advantage of shared online services.