Eighty-three percent of security and IT professionals around the world believe that IT complexity is putting their organizations at cybersecurity risk, according to a new survey from Citrix and the Ponemon Institute.
Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) is investigating a ransomware attack that took place last month, forcing the California Community College system to pay an unidentified hacker nearly $28,000 to retrieve stolen data.
The United States Department of Homeland Security earlier this week launched its 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative. The competition invites current undergraduate and graduate students to support the agency’s cyber work at more than 40 field offices nationwide.
iModules Software has integrated point-to-point encryption technology into its products to ensure data security for all transactions. The integration will have the biggest impact on educational institutions, which will be able to bolster security for their various financial transactions.
The University of San Diego is moving its privileged account management to the cloud, as part of an overall effort to take a cloud-first approach to IT functions.
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today recognized three universities for their work on using blockchain technology to secure digital voting systems.
Rochester Institute of Technology has launched a series of graduate-level courses in cybersecurity with edX, an online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Education received an overall score of 64 percent on the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card, an annual report that measures the attitudes and perceptions of IT security professionals across seven industries, rather than measuring the actual effectiveness of their security systems.
Passwords and PIN numbers for smartphones offer weak security for mobile devices, but a team of California State University, Fullerton researchers have found that multimodal biometrics (a combination of face, fingerprint and voice authentication schemes) significantly improve mobile security.
Researchers at Intel Security have identified 14 cyber threats to watch in 2017. The insights were released today in the organization's McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report.