Security & Privacy


List of Cyber Defense Institutions Grows with Addition of N Georgia U

Just months after the University of North Georgia launched a center for cyber operations education, it has earned a designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency.

Breach Detection Platform Targets Higher Ed Protection

A company that specializes in data breach detection has introduced a version of its technology specifically for colleges and universities.



Internet2 Universities Address Trust and Identity in New Release

Internet2 released a new set of software programs and best practices for bolstering trust and identity in education and research on campuses.

Husson U Pushes Personal Safety Device to Campus Community

Husson University recently encouraged its campus community to sign up for a $45 service that alerts police with the push of a button on a personal safety device.

Researchers: Forget Internet Abstinence; Teens Need To Face some Amount of Online Risk

If adults want to help teenagers learn how to handle the big risks of Internet usage, the best thing we can do is let them get used to handling smaller risky online situations. That's the conclusion from a Pennsylvania State University research project that examined adolescent online safety.

The Shocking Data Security Gap in Computer Science Education

Giving students an early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram.

Universities To Help Train Watson on Cybersecurity

Eight North American universities will be working with IBM to train Watson on cybersecurity.

Boise State U Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

Boise State University has adopted a new mobile app in an effort to improve campus security for 25,000 students, faculty and staff.

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How to Protect Sensitive Student Data on Flash Drives

For better or worse, the flash drive has become a ubiquitous tool for transporting data on campus. Here's how to keep that data secure.

6 Steps To Survive a Cyber Attack

The range and variety of sensitive data in higher education make it difficult to secure. In the event of a breach, this six-phase incident response plan will help guide your institution through the crisis.

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