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Franklin U Taps Private Partner To Provide Online Options

Franklin University has teamed up with a private partner in an effort to make it easier for students to transfer credits and complete their degrees.

Consortium Partnership Project To Attack DDoS

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.

Northwest Evaluation Association Launches College Explorer Tool

The Northwest Evaluation Association has launched College Explorer, a new tool designed to help middle and early high school students see what colleges and universities they're on track to enter based on their Measures of Academic Progress scores.

Pindex Promises Pinterest for Educators

Although Stephen Fry has left Twitter, the popular British actor and writer hasn't given up on social media altogether. Numerous sources have reported that Fry is involved in an education start-up being pitched as a "Pinterest for education." Pindex allows teachers, students and anybody else to create online pinboards for collecting "the best educational material."



D2L Degree Compass Adds Mobile PeopleSoft Support To Student Guidance System

D2L has released a new edition of Degree Compass, the company's predictive analytics program.

Notre Dame Revamps Legacy Portal With OneCampus

The University of Notre Dame is rolling out a new platform for connecting students, faculty and staff with institutional services, applications and information -- from any device.

Pilot Examines How To Set Up Identity Federations in K-12 and Community Colleges

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.

Internet of Things

Security Tops List of Trends That Will Impact the Internet of Things

Are you ready to deal with "denial of sleep" attacks? Those are attacks using malicious code, propagated through the Internet of Things, aimed at draining the batteries of your devices by keeping them awake. And it's one of the top 10 technology trends affecting IoT in the near future cited in a new report.

Colorado Community College System Selects Identity Management for 13 Schools

The Colorado Community College System has selected an identity management solution for 13 schools serving 144,000 students across the state.

U.S. IT Spending to See Steady Growth in 2016 Despite Worldwide Slump

IT spending in the United States will be stable in 2016, experiencing mild growth on par with previous years, according to a new forecast.

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