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Security & Privacy


Carrying Banned Website Awareness Beyond October

News stories about dictatorial governments “shutting down” the internet can reinforce awareness of the relatively unrestricted access U.S. citizens have to the web. But there is a day in October that highlights the lack of freedom some people here endure. Called Banned Websites Awareness Day and sponsored by the American Association of School Libraries, the purpose of this day is to encourage “school librarians and other educators to promote an awareness of how overly restrictive filtering affects student learning.”

2013 Competition Tests Digital Forensics Prowess

An annual online competition sponsored by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) has reopened for the year, to allow students and others to test their abilities in digital forensics, an area of study on how to collect and preserve electronic evidence, recover lost data, and protect networks and computer systems from breaches.

Security Firms Launch Integrated Filtering Solution

Enterasys Networks and iboss Security have joined forces to launch an integrated location-based filtering solution aimed at helping districts manage and monitor user access of Web and application content.

Kids and Social Media: Cloud Resources to Consider

We offer a list of resources for educators who want to help students use social media safely and responsibly.

CoSoSys Rolls Out Mobile Device Management for iOS and Android

CoSoSys has added Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android as a new module for its data loss prevention product, Endpoint Protector 4.3.

Delivering BYOD Security

This Washington state K-12 district is turning to desktop virtualization to help maintain network security in its new BYOD environment for users who require more than just access to the Internet.

Bloxx Updates Real-Time Web Filter

Bloxx, a company that produces Internet, email, and media filtering tools, has released an updated version of its Bloxx Web Filter for North America.

New Jersey High School Takes Network Security to the Cloud

High Point Regional High School in Sussex, NJ has moved its network security system to the cloud.

Westbury School District Deploys Mobile Device Management System

Westbury Public Schools in Long Island, NY has implemented new mobile device management technologies to provide remote device support and application deployment while also controlling student access to content.

Sans Digital Offers High-Performance 6G RAID Enclosures

Storage vendor Sans Digital is shipping a new 16-hard drive bay direct attached storage array that includes a controller card for managing a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) that offloads RAID calculations from the computer or enclosure to the dedicated RAID engine to speed up performance.

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