As the eduroam WiFi access service has grown to reach around the globe, so has its capacity to serve the changing needs of the research and education community. Why does ubiquity matter? Here, two eduroam-US advisory committee leaders tell CT why and how eduroam is working to be anywhere students are learning.More
SonicWall's 2023 Cyber Threat Report shows that ransomware attacks targeting higher education institutions dropped by 29% last year — perhaps a result of wider reporting and faster patching of known exploited vulnerabilities, SonicWall said — as higher ed malware attacks rose by about 26%.
Since April 3, CISA has published alerts on seven known exploited vulnerabilities — two of which pose immediate risks for a long list of Apple devices — ordering federal agencies to remediate the identified vulnerabilities immediately and encouraging all organizations to do the same.More
ASUS has introduced two new education laptop series: the BR1402 2-in-1 convertible laptops (the first of their kind at 14 inches), and the CR1102 (11-inch) Chromebooks, both in clamshell and flip versions.More
Coming to Orlando, FL, Nov. 7-9, 2023, the new conference from the producers of Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus on cybersecurity and data practices across K–20 education.More
National University is building a new virtual campus it says will "harness the power of virtual and augmented reality experiences to power teaching, learning, and student engagement." More
A French generative AI ed tech startup called Nolej (pronounced "knowledge") has made publicly available its new OpenAI-based instructional content generator for educators, called Nolej AI, ahead of its official introduction at BETT in London planned for Thursday, March 30, and its scheduled commercial debut at the ASU+GSV Summit on April 19, the company's chairman told Campus Technology.
Plagiarism detection software Turnitin now includes new live AI-writing detection features that "identify the use of AI writing tools including ChatGPT, with 98% confidence," the company said.More
The University of California, Riverside is boosting computing speed, agility, and scale for researchers through a new subscription agreement with Google Cloud. The deal is part of an effort to modernize the institution's enterprise infrastructure and provide more computing flexibility and innovative IT services on campus.More
With Charlotte, NC, ranked by CompTIA in 2022 as the No. 1 town for information technology and No. 7 in all metropolitan areas in the U.S. for adding new tech jobs, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has partnered with tech education company SkillStorm to offer instructor-led, asynchronous courses that train students for tech careers.More
In a commitment to increase its campus waste recycling efforts, the University of Kentucky's Recycling department has installed Oscar Sort, an incentivized AI-powered sorting system to help people direct trash into the right bins and lessen the impact on landfills.More
Current attitudes toward generative AI hearken back to early skepticism about the impact of the internet on education. Both then and now, technology has created challenges but also opportunities that can't be ignored. More
Worldwide IT spending is projected to increase 5.5% this year to a total of $4.6 trillion by the close of 2023, according to the latest forecast by market researchers at Gartner. And IDC analysts project significant growth in cloud infrastructure spending, tempered by a decline in spending on non-cloud infrastructure and devices.