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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.

Sharing Threat Intelligence in Higher Ed

The OmniSOC security operations center exchanges security data and best practices with institutions throughout the higher education sector.



Zoom Ups Security with New Acquisition

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

Michigan State Grapples with Data Breach in Third-Party Software

Even as schools are dealing with the fallout from coronavirus, a Michigan university is facing the fallout of a cybersecurity virus too. Michigan State University said a data breach that hit one of its software vendors has affected about 300 people who processed credit card payments through its ecommerce site, shop.msu.edu.

Survey: Cybersecurity 'Most Daunting' Challenge

Worldwide health concerns aside, cybersecurity is the "most daunting challenge," according to a survey of engineers around the globe.

Cybersecurity Reports See Rise in Education Risks, Highlight Mobile

Two cybersecurity reports that highlight mobile device risks — one from Verizon and the other from NetScout Systems — have also touched on education in their findings.

AI Tech to Drive Privacy Compliance

Within the next three years, artificial intelligence will power 40 percent of privacy compliance technologies. That’s up from 5 percent now, according to market research firm Gartner.

Top Cyber Security Threats: Insiders, Hackers, Foreign Governments

A new survey from IT management software provider SolarWinds has outlined the top security threats for public sector organizations.

Federal Resource Offers Guidance on School Safety

The federal government has launched a "clearinghouse" website to help education institutions prepare for threats.

U Delaware Creates Social Robot for Safe Computing Training

Researchers from the University of Delaware’s College of Education & Human Development and College of Engineering have created "Zenbo," a social robot that can deliver safe computing training to young students.

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