Security & Privacy


U Tennessee Upgrades Outdoor Wi-Fi without Adding Power Lines

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville has added more outdoor wireless access points and security cameras without adding new power lines by using a powered fiber cable system.

20-Plus Institutions Turn to Custom Mobile Apps for Campus Safety

AppArmor has partnered with dozens of colleges and universities nationwide to design customizable mobile safety apps, coming to iPhone and Android app stores later this month.



Chief Information Security Officers: Moving Away from IT

The CISO role in higher education is evolving, putting more emphasis on enterprise risk management and policy development.

Social Media a Top Cybersecurity Challenge in the Workplace

Safe social media use is the No. 1 cybersecurity challenge for employees, according to the latest report from Wombat Security Technologies on security awareness issues in enterprise organizations.

Seattle U Rolls out Panic Buttons, Mobile App and More for Campus Safety

Seattle University is enhancing safety on campus with new software and devices to help identify incidents, shorten response times and document security events.

Internet2 Adds Cloud Programs to NET+

Higher ed technology community Internet2 has added a cloud service provider to its NET+ offerings.

Carnegie Mellon Conquers All in 3rd DEF CON Capture the Flag Victory

A Carnegie Mellon University computer security team has taken the title of this year's DefCon "capture the flag" competition.

New York U and Google Researchers Expose Shady Business of Pay-Per-Install

A research team at New York University and Google are reporting this week on the "shady practices" of delivering unwanted advertising and software as part of the payload of legitimate programs.

Carnegie Mellon Win Attests to Benefits of Automated Security in DARPA Competition

A start-up that formed at Carnegie Mellon University has won $2 million in the first-ever all-machine hacking tournament.

Lessons from CT2016

This week's Campus Technology 2016 conference offered a wealth of ideas, conversations and commentary. Here are five takeaways.

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