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Report: Transition to Remote Work Has Long-Term Impact

In a recent survey, 70 percent of global IT leaders reported that more than half of their companies' employees are working remotely due to the pandemic. That's roughly triple the share of staffers working remotely before the COVID-19 shutdown, according to a report from Infoblox and Zogby Analytics.

Ed Sector Has Seen Greatest Increase in Remote Access

A recent analysis by Duo Security, a Cisco division that produces multi-factor authentication technology, has found that education saw the largest increase in average daily authentications from remote technology, up 78 percent over the period between March 2020 and June 2020 compared to the period between June 2019 and February 2020.



U Illinois to Lead Planning Efforts on Network of Cybersecurity Tech Institutes

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has received a $2 million grant to develop a plan for creating a national network of technical institutes focused on cybersecurity.

Podcast: The Link Between Academic Fraud and Cybersecurity Risk

Since students have returned to school and remote learning this fall, there has been a dramatic increase in internet searches related to academic fraud — that’s according to data from Cisco Talos. In this episode of the Campus Technology Insider podcast, Executive Editor Rhea Kelly talks with Jaeson Schultz, technical leader at Cisco Talos, about his research into academic fraud and the potentially hazardous websites and applications that go along with it.

IU-Led ResearchSOC to Help Secure Data for Geoscience Research

The Research Security Operations Center, a collaborative security response center led by Indiana University, is providing its data security and threat detection services to the Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience.

Fairfield U Monitoring Staff and Student Health with Mobile App

As students, faculty and staff return to campus at Fairfield University, they will report their daily health symptoms through the mobile campus safety tool LiveSafe Mobile App.

Toolkit Streamlines Vendor Security Screening Process

When your institution is buying a new technology solution, this Educause tool can eliminate the tedious work of vetting the security posture of the companies you're considering.

University Fights Off Cyber Attack from Another School

A security company was able to work with a major unnamed university in the northeast to stop an attack that was initially thought to originate from students to disrupt online testing. It turned out to come from another university.

6 Factors Impacting Information Security and Privacy During the COVID-19 Crisis

In these uncertain times, it's important to consider the ways crisis response is influencing the security and privacy of institutional systems and data.

Zoom Ups Security with New Acquisition

Zoom Video Communications has acquired Keybase, a secure messaging and file-sharing service.