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  • Securing Cyberspace: What It Means for Higher Education

    Prior to his election President Obama identified three 21st century threats that he felt had received insufficient attention: nuclear, biological, and cyber threats. He then made specific proposals about what he would do if elected President. What do his proposals mean for higher education?More

Campus Security News

  • U Florida Foundation Takes Appliance Approach to E-Mail Security

    The University of Florida Foundation, the University of Florida's fundraising organization, has deployed the Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway, an e-mail security appliance, to help keep donor information confidential.More
  • Cooper Notification Adds Desktop Popups to Alert Choices

    Cooper Notification has launched Cooper Desktop Notification, which allows users to send real-time emergency alerts to computer desktops across the network. The new release is powered by the company's Roam Secure Alert Network emergency text and voice alerting system.More
  • U Maryland Hosts Cybersecurity Competition

    The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a competition that invites participants to ponder how best to protect sensitive data on networks and online.More
  • Finjan Upgrades Unified Web Security Appliance

    Security vendor Finjan has announced an upgrade to its unified Web security appliance. Secure Web Gateway 9.2 combines multi-layered Web security, data leakage prevention (DLP), content caching, application control, URL filtering, and Web 2.0 security.More
  • U Texas System Deploys Configuresoft Apps for Security Compliance

    The University of Texas (UT) System has selected Configuresoft's Enterprise Configuration Manager (ECM) and Configuration Intelligence Analytics (CIA) to be made available to all UT institutions, including nine universities and six health institutionsMore
  • U West Alabama Online Test Takers Face Monitoring by Software Security

    The University of West Alabama will be using a secure environment from Software Security to deliver testing to its 3,000 online students. Students will be able to take Web-based exams with Securexam Remote Proctor, which, according to the company, provides exam-room integrity comparable to what's found in a proctored classroom.More
  • VMware Fusion Expands Mac OS X Support, Adds Virus Security

    VMware has released an update to Fusion, the company's desktop virtualization solution for Mac OS X. The latest release, version 2.0.2, includes a range of enhancements, from updated host and guest operating system support to new security features to new virtual machine importing capabilities.More
  • Spam Botnet Output on the Rise

    Symantec's MessageLabs says that spam levels are up nearly 5 percent since December 2008 thanks to the efficiency of existing botnets and the launch of some new ones. MessageLabs' most recent Intelligence Report said that in January 2009, the global ratio of spam in e-mail traffic from new and previously unknown bad sources was 74.6 percent (one in 1.92 e-mails).More
  • College of the Canyons Deploys Wireless Network Security

    Valencia, CA-based College of the Canyons has selected Enterasys equipment to provide secure connectivity for 3,000 wired and wireless devices serving 24,000 students, faculty, and staff. The college decided to implement 10 gigabit Ethernet network connectivity throughout all campus buildings to support increased bandwidth and security needs brought on by recent expansion.More