Security & Privacy

The New Varsity Letters: BYOD = NAC + MDM

To protect sensitive data in the BYOD era, schools must take a more closed, corporate approach, blending network access control and mobile device management.

PostgreSQL Update Targets 'High-Exposure Security Vulnerability'

PostgreSQL's developers are strongly urging users of version 9.x to upgrade their software "immediately."

Top IT Security Worries

Top IT Security Worries

It's a dangerous world out there, with IT shops hard pressed to protect their institutions and users. CT looks at the 4 biggest security worries--and how IT can fight back.

4 Ways to Bolster Your Hacker Defenses

CT asked four security experts for their tips and best practices for staying ahead of security threats on campus.

Higher Ed Data Breaches at Near-Record High in 2012

Just as surely as bracket mania strikes the country this month in response to college basketball, so too does Application Security release the final rankings of this year's dubious roster of higher education "data breach madness" winners. These are colleges and universities that have experienced a notable data breach in 2012.

U Kentucky Upgrades Security Management

The University of Kentucky is upgrading its campus security to an integrated system.

Blackboard Security Platform Adds Mobile, Browser-Based UI for Video Management

Blackboard has partnered with physical security company S2 Security to enhance the capabilities of its commerce and security platform, Blackboard Transact.

Guardly Adds Indoor Positioning System to Mobile Emergency Response Line

A Toronto company that develops mobile security products to help with public safety has introduced a new indoor positioning system that transmits the precise location within a building that an emergency call is coming from.

ForeScout Integrates NAC with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition for Enterprise BYOD Security

ForeScout Technologies will integrate its ForeScout CounterACT network access control solution with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition.

Southern Wesleyan U Taps SMS Texts for Emergency Warnings

The area of Central in South Carolina, where Southern Wesleyan University is located, has had several tornados during the current school year. Finding out about those in time to get to safety has driven sign-ups to more than half of the student, faculty, and staff population for the campus' opt-in SMS texting service.

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