Security & Privacy

New Stanford Cyber Security Certificate To Study Crypto-Currencies

A Stanford University cryptography expert will be kicking off a new online graduate certificate program by examining the future of bitcoin and cyber security during a free webinar open to the public.

Utah's Dixie State Adopts Online Safety Program

A Utah university has adopted an online training program to address staff and student safety on campus.

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Security vs. Innovation

Carnegie Mellon's exploration of new Internet of Things technologies pairs innovation with security research.

UK University Staff Seeks Security with Tokenless 2-Factor Authentication

A UK-based university has gone public with its use of a "tokenless" two-factor authentication system among devices used by all staff members to strengthen security for users accessing network resources remotely.

RIT Fortifies Cybersecurity Lab

The Rochester Institute of Technology is extending its student cybersecurity training with the help of a private partner.

Emergency Alert Provider Adds Mass Notification to Portfolio

The Situational Awareness and Response Assistant system from Status Solutions now has the ability to make a massive number of warning phone calls at once.

4.5 Million-Victims Hit in UCLA Health Hack

The multi-site health division of the University of California Los Angeles suffered an attack that could infect as many as 4.5 million people.

Rochester Institute of Tech Debuts Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity

The Rochester Institute of Technology is launching a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.

Seattle U Adopts Panic Button, App To Improve Security

The 7,800-student Seattle University is experimenting this summer with a Bluetooth-enabled panic button in an effort to enhance the safety of its students.

Report Identifies Increasing Evidence of Cyber Attacks Penetrating Networks

A new study has identified a surge in the typical indicators of targeted attacks on today's networks.