Security & Privacy

U Buffalo Students Take Top Spot in Cyber Penetration Testing Contest

A team of cybersecurity students from the University of Buffalo took first place in a competition that offered a new approach to testing their skills.

Making Campuses Safer With Smartphones

A new generation of mobile apps is enhancing public safety at colleges and universities across the country.

Report: Privacy Elusive in World Linked by Mobile and IoT

An annual report published by the Georgia Institute of Technology examined the emerging cyber threats for the coming year, among them: ever-shrinking personal privacy, lackadaisical security considerations in the Internet of Things and a dearth of trained experts to stay on top of cybersecurity considerations for organizations.

Indiana State U Adopts Mobile App for Campus Safety

Indiana State University has deployed a mobile app to help protect 14,000 students, faculty and staff.

New Rave Guardian Highlights Multi-Campus Usage

The latest release of an app that works as a personal safety device has added features specifically for users at universities with multiple campuses.

Purdue Students Interning in New State Security Ops Center

Purdue University students will have the chance to staff a new security and counter-terrorism center intended to protect people and assets in the state of Indiana.

NY College Hands Out Free Personal Safety Devices

A New York college system is trying out a "personal safety" device, which it handed out to 1,400 students as they arrived on campuses this fall.

Barry U Adopts Anti-Cyber Attack Measures

Vectra Networks has been signed by the university in Miami to protect its data and networks against the threat of cyber attacks.

Warren Wilson College Deploys App for Emergency Response

Emergency response teams at Warren Wilson College can now access step-by-step crisis instructions via mobile app.

Data Security in Higher Ed: A Moving Target

How do you make sure everybody with access to information on your campus knows what they have and how to keep it secure — in an ever-changing landscape of behaviors and risks?