Security & Privacy


UT-Austin Deploys Network Security and Visibility Tools

Network security and visibility is getting a boost at the University of Texas at Austin. The institution recently selected technology from Ixia, a provider of network testing, visibility and security solutions, to manage its network traffic, security and monitoring needs.

Report: Data Science, Machine Learning and Behavioral Analysis Help Identify New Security Threats

Automated network threat detection tools that use data science, machine learning and behavioral analysis can work together with traditional perimeter security methods to help organizations meet the security goals defined in the CIS Critical Security Controls recommendations and protect themselves from attackers, according to a new report from the SANS Institute.



U Illinois, U Oregon Team with Private Partner To Target Student Violence

Two universities and a behavioral research and development firm will be working together on a five-year project to reduce high school violence.

U Buffalo Students Take Top Spot in Cyber Penetration Testing Contest

A team of cybersecurity students from the University of Buffalo took first place in a competition that offered a new approach to testing their skills.

Making Campuses Safer With Smartphones

A new generation of mobile apps is enhancing public safety at colleges and universities across the country.

Report: Privacy Elusive in World Linked by Mobile and IoT

An annual report published by the Georgia Institute of Technology examined the emerging cyber threats for the coming year, among them: ever-shrinking personal privacy, lackadaisical security considerations in the Internet of Things and a dearth of trained experts to stay on top of cybersecurity considerations for organizations.

Indiana State U Adopts Mobile App for Campus Safety

Indiana State University has deployed a mobile app to help protect 14,000 students, faculty and staff.

New Rave Guardian Highlights Multi-Campus Usage

The latest release of an app that works as a personal safety device has added features specifically for users at universities with multiple campuses.

Purdue Students Interning in New State Security Ops Center

Purdue University students will have the chance to staff a new security and counter-terrorism center intended to protect people and assets in the state of Indiana.

NY College Hands Out Free Personal Safety Devices

A New York college system is trying out a "personal safety" device, which it handed out to 1,400 students as they arrived on campuses this fall.

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