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Security & Privacy


After Newtown, Schools Turn to Technology to Keep Students Safe

Following a rash of school shootings, districts around the country are deploying a variety of technological solutions to help protect their campuses.

Knowledge Delivery Systems, Common Sense Media Partnership Provides Internet Safety Courses

Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of online professional development courses, has partnered with nonprofit Common Sense Media to make four Internet safety courses available to K-12 teachers.

Enterprise IT Security Capabilities Begin Slow Shift to the Cloud

Identity management, vulnerability assessment, and other forms of enterprise IT security technologies are slowly moving to the cloud. According to a report released this week, just about 10 percent of all enterprise security product features will be delivered via the cloud.

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.

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