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Education Data Breaches Double in First Half of 2017

The number of lost, stolen or compromised records is up 164 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the last half of 2016, according to a new report. The number of breaches in the education sector more than doubled in the same period, jumping 103 percent, according to the report.

First-Year College Credits and Strong GPA Big Predictor of CC Student Success

A deep drill into longitudinal data whose collection began in 2002 has uncovered a set of predictors that can help community colleges identify those students most likely to earn a college degree.

New Internet2 Offering Provides Access to Oracle Cloud

Mythics, a consulting firm and managed services provider specializing in Oracle products, is partnering with Internet2 to launch Oracle Cloud services for Internet2 members, InCommon participants and higher education institutions in regional partner programs.

Cal State Dominguez Hills Rolls Out 4 Mobile Fabrication Laboratories

The fab labs were created by the public university with help from Toyota, the W.M. Keck Foundation and Motivo Engineering to address several issues described as “the heart of the STEM crisis” by the organizations.



Video on Its Way to Becoming Education Norm

Video has become as ubiquitous in higher education classrooms as big screens in the fitness center and Hulu in residential halls, according to the latest results of Kaltura's "The State of Video in Education" report.

Users Getting Better at Identifying Phishing Attacks

Users today are more likely to recognize a phishing attack than they were a year ago, according to new data from Wombat Security Technologies.

Penn State Gives All Students Free Access to Adobe Tools

Beginning today, Penn State University is offering Adobe Creative Cloud to all students and faculty, who will have full access to the suite of multimedia design tools at no cost.

Nursing Ed Using More Virtual Simulation, Other New Tech

A recent survey of thought leaders in the nursing field revealed that nursing education programs are accelerating adoption of virtual simulation and other cutting-edge technologies.

Babson to Build Interdisciplinary Collaborative Space

The 9,800-square-foot facility will include flexible classrooms, maker spaces and resources for programming and prototyping.

Cornell, Carnegie Researchers Aim to Hold Computers Accountable for Their Decisions

One issue the team will look into is whether machine learning systems leak information about the datasets they're trained on through the conclusions that they come to.

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