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Report: Ransomware Data Breaches' Growth Last Year Equal to Last 5 Years Combined

Data breaches resulting from ransomware attacks jumped by 13% last year — equal to the last five years’ increase combined — and are impacting more education organizations than ever, according to the recently released Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Mental Health, COVID Top Safety Concerns in Education

Across K-12 schools and higher education, student mental health is vying with COVID-19 safety measures as the top concern for the 2022–2023 school year.

Kajeet Intros Sentinel Insights for Real-Time Decision-Making in IoT Management

Wireless connectivity and IoT company Kajeet has launched a new cloud-based data analytics platform called Sentinel Insights to enhance its flagship Internet of Things management tool, according to a news release.

Class to Acquire Blackboard Collaborate

Synchronous online learning platform Class Technologies recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Anthology's Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom tool.



IMS Global Learning Consortium Rebrands as 1EdTech Consortium

IMS Global Learning Consortium, the nonprofit collaborative in educational technology and digital learning, has announced a new name: 1EdTech Consortium.

ASUS Debuts ExpertBook Series for Education, Enterprise Users

ASUS has introduced a new 2022 Expert Series line of laptops, including models with greater flexibility and security specifically made for education, retail, healthcare and enterprise users.

Survey: More Community College Students Want Access to Online Courses

A growing number of community college students want online courses going forward, according to a new report from Bay View Analytics.

Survey: Prospective Students Eye Career & Workforce Landscape When Deciding Their Futures

According to nonprofit ECMC Group’s latest Question The Quo Education Pulse survey of 14- to 18-year-olds, high-schoolers are paying attention to the career landscape and workforce shortages, and they’re looking for the fastest, least expensive route to careers in high-demand fields.

U Kentucky Installs New Video Management System

The University of Kentucky recently announced plans to deploy a new video management system from Salient Systems.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Intros New LCD Laser Projectors

Sharp NEC Display Solutions recently announced the addition of two new LCD laser projectors to its PE Series.