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Security & Privacy


Cyber Defense Competition Extended to Middle Schools

Beginning this summer, middle school students will have a chance to learn about cyber security and take part in a national online competition.

Omnilert Adds One-Click Emergency Response

Next week at two education conferences Omnilert will be demonstrating a new one-click broadcast function for its mass notification systems.

In the Wake of Superstorms, Keeping School Data Safe

Keeping school data safe requires an evolving strategy that's equal parts paranoia, smart use of newer technologies, and taking the pain and turning it into gain.

PostgreSQL Update Targets 'High-Exposure Security Vulnerability'

PostgreSQL's developers are strongly urging users of version 9.x to upgrade their software "immediately."

Barracuda Networks Launches Integrated Product Suite for K-12

Barracuda Networks, a provider of security and storage solutions, has launched an integrated, centrally managed security and data protection product suite for K-12 schools, as well as education pricing programs and webinars.

Council Rock District Boosts Network Visibility with Team of Monitoring Tools

Council Rock School District has added several applications to help improve network security.

Dallas ISD approves $4.5 million in Security Upgrades

The Dallas Independent School District, with 164,000 students, has voted to allocate $4.5 million from a 2008 bond fund toward upgrading security at its schools.

Blackboard Security Platform Adds Mobile, Browser-Based UI for Video Management

Blackboard has partnered with physical security company S2 Security to enhance the capabilities of its commerce and security platform, Blackboard Transact.

Security Companies Combine Security Officer with Video Surveillance in School Offering

Two companies that specialize in security have teamed up to provide a school-specific offering that combines on-site in-person security with video surveillance.

Guardly Adds Indoor Positioning System to Mobile Emergency Response Line

A Toronto company that develops mobile security products to help with public safety has introduced a new indoor positioning system that transmits the precise location within a building that an emergency call is coming from.

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