Security & Privacy


InCommon Extends Trust Services Internationally

InCommon member organizations now have single sign-on privileges with higher education institutions, research organizations and corporations in 38 other countries.

UC Berkeley Community Offered Free Encryption Service

At least somebody is trying to make the best of the on-going cyber-privacy debate at the University of California Berkeley. VeriFyle, a company with an encryption service, has invited anybody with a Berkeley.edu email address to sign up for a free account.



MIT and Cambridge Co-Host Cybersecurity Hackathon

A cybersecurity challenge pitted students from two universities, one in the United States and the other in the United Kingdom, against cyber criminals in a hackathon.

Direct Deposit Breach Strikes Illinois State

A central Illinois newspaper has reported a breach within Illinois State University in which direct deposit payroll payments for 13 school employees were diverted to a different bank account.

While 80,000 UC Berkeley Students and Staff Suffer Breach, Campus May Suffer Suit

A data breach at the University of California Berkeley provided criminals with access to banking information and Social Security numbers belonging to about two-thirds of its current students and half of its employees, among others.

Lessons To Explore Cybersecurity Strategy and Tactics

An instructor at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be creating two units on strategic thinking and tactics for use in cybersecurity classes, thanks to a grant from Intel.

Consortium Partnership Project To Attack DDoS

A consortium of colleges and universities in the United States will be working with a security company to help create a mechanism that enables multiple organizations to work together to defend against DDoS attacks.

Colorado Community College System Selects Identity Management for 13 Schools

The Colorado Community College System has selected an identity management solution for 13 schools serving 144,000 students across the state.

Carnegie Mellon Stanford Researchers Devise Method To Share Password Data Safely

Yahoo! Releases Password Statistics of 70 Million Users for Cybersecurity Studies.

NSA, LifeJourney Partner To Give Students a Taste of Cybersecurity Careers

LifeJourney, an online career simulation experience provider, will launch Day of Cyber February 29 at the RSA 2016 Conference in San Francisco in conjunction with the National Security Agency.

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