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Security & Privacy


Ohio District Tests Out K-12 Edition of Emergency Response System

An emergency response system designed for higher education and other sectors has been adapted for use in K-12 schools. Lauren Innovations has tailored NaviGate, its Web-based first-responder application, for use in smaller settings.

Colorado High School DECA Club Deploys Driver Safety System To Monitor Peers' Driving Habits

A Colorado high school marketing club is using a driver safety system to monitor students' driving habits.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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