Prevalent on many campuses, QR codes are an open invitation to mobile malware. Protecting campus constituents comes down to a combination of education and technical safeguards.
A Virginia community college has implemented a new Web-based incident reporting platform through which students, faculty, and visitors can anonymously report concerns such as bullying, hazing, and cheating.
Security firm ForeScout Technologies has expanded its functionality to work with security products from McAfee.
Storage vendor Sans Digital is shipping a new 16-hard drive bay direct attached storage array that includes a controller card for managing a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) that offloads RAID calculations from the computer or enclosure to the dedicated RAID engine to speed up performance.
Researchers at MIT have developed the prototype for a "wearable sensor system" that can create a digital map of an environment as the person wearing the system moves through the building.
OCAD University, an art and design college in Toronto, has begun offering a free smartphone safety escort tool to its campus community that allows users to communicate with public safety personnel in the event of an emergency or unsafe situation.
CSAW, the Cyber Security Awareness Week event hosted by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn, is ramping up for a November competition.
When USC's students began bringing computers to class, its law school turned to technology and rigid process to maintain academic integrity in the testing room.
A company that creates backup and recovery applications in the form of software-as-a-service has launched a new utility that helps institutions move data from one Google Apps user account to another, including those working with Google Apps for Education.
A company that specializes in helping organizations deal with the fallout from a data breach has developed a methodology for dealing with a security incident.