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U Delaware Creates Social Robot for Safe Computing Training

Researchers from the University of Delaware’s College of Education & Human Development and College of Engineering have created "Zenbo," a social robot that can deliver safe computing training to young students.

USC Journalism Students Getting Extra Shot of Cybersecurity Training

A cohort of journalism and communications students will receive an extra dose of digital security training and access to security resources.



New ASU Cybersecurity Boot Camp Tackling Skills Gap

Arizona State University's Continuing & Professional Education has partnered with Trilogy Education to launch a new cybersecurity boot camp geared toward adult learners.

Office and Penetration Testing Software Increasingly Becoming Vectors for Malware

Half of all malware that tried to infect computers during the third quarter of 2019 was already known. The other half was "zero-day" malware, which bypassed (and therefore went undetected by) traditional signature-based security software.

Report: Community-Based Threat Intelligence Can Help Prevent Violent Events

According to a report from LiveSafe, mass shooting incidents can be prevented when people who are part of those communities detect "deviations" from the norm — "when something appears dangerous, when a person is acting suspicious, or when a friend or colleague is in crisis."

Mississippi State U Preparing Students for STEM Careers Through Cybersecurity Education Hub

Mississippi State University is working to train more students for careers in computer science, cybersecurity and coding through a new Cybersecurity Education Hub.

Evolving Security to Meet Students' Digital Expectations

University IT leaders are tasked with managing and maintaining a network of sophisticated systems and networks. Here's how one institution is working to ensure that sensitive information is protected.

NSF Seeking Grantees for Research-Focused Cyberinfrastructure Improvements

U.S. colleges and universities and other nonprofit education organizations have until Jan. 21, 2020 to apply for big grants from the National Science Foundation for improving multi-campus networking and cybersecurity infrastructure that specifically support science applications and distributed research projects.

Texas A&M System Deploys New Tech to Combat Ransomware

The Texas A&M University System has become an early adopter of a new ransomware solution from Sectigo.

U Minnesota Collaborates with Target for Cybersecurity Education

A three-year partnership between the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering and Target will fund programs to educate the next generation of cybersecurity experts.