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  • Securing Virtual Learning at Tulsa Tech

    Introducing virtual learning at Tulsa Tech requires making sure instruction is delivered in whatever form the student is most comfortable with. And that, in turn, means the IT organization needs to have a firm grip on who's accessing the network, where they're connecting from, and what they're using to make that connection.More

Campus Security News

  • Cloud Security a Key Focus at RSA

    Concerns about the security implications of evolving cloud computing technologies dominated the recent annual RSA Conference. More
  • Jackson State and Teles Demo Quick-Fix Comm System

    Jackson State University in Mississippi and Teles USA have conducted the first public demonstration of a system that allows first responders to reestablish phone and data communications quickly in the event of a catastrophe. The Transmission Alternatives Link Kit, or "TALK Box," was developed at Jackson State's Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence with the use of components from Teles.More
  • Absolute Publishes McAfee ePO Plug and Launches Netbook Tracking Service

    Absolute Software has created a free plug-in for the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), which allows users to view Computrace tracking and security data within the McAfee ePO console. The company also has launched an IT asset management and theft recovery program for netbooks. ePO provides a central console from which administrators can manage agents, policies, and other security mechanisms on the network.More
  • Baker College Defends Title at National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

    In an intense, three-day competition that included fighting back cyber assaults, IT students from Michigan-based Baker College of Flint won the fourth annual Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition held in San Antonio, TX for the second year in a row. The team successfully defended Baker's position as the reigning national champion against heavyweights Texas A&M University and six other colleges and universities from around the country.More
  • CompTIA Research: IT Security Investments Immune to Cutbacks

    The majority of organizations expect to increase or maintain their IT security spending this year, according to a new international survey from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).More
  • Henderson State Tries To Knock Out Alert System

    Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, AR recently tried out its new Rave Alert system with a test designed to overtax its network and slow down or interfere with alerts getting through. At 1 p.m. on April 16, in remembrance of the Virginia Tech killings, university students, faculty, and staff were all asked to make outgoing phone calls from their cell phones. Simultaneously, university administrators issued a Rave Alert test to determine how well the system would work even when cell phones were at the peak of usage.More
  • Reflex Addresses Dynamic Policy Enforcement in Virtualized Environments

    Reflex Systems has launched vTrust, a new function in its Virtualization Management Center (VMC), to bolster policy management in virtual environments. vTrust taps VMware's vNetwork and VMsafe application programming interfaces (APIs) to bolster security in the newly launched vSphere 4, VMware's new cloud operating environment.More
  • U Cincinnati Uncovers Web Vulnerabilities with Hailstorm

    The University of Cincinnati has implemented Cenzic Hailstorm to safeguard data of students, faculty, and staff. Using Hailstorm the university will be able to proactively scan all IT managed Web sites campus wide, identifying vulnerabilities and performing remediation. In addition, the university is also implementing regular testing into its software development lifecycle.More