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Security & Privacy


Free BlueSprig App Addresses Mobile Security

A company that addresses mobile security has released a free security app and location tool that lets the user track down the whereabouts of his or her smartphone and wipe data remotely from its memory.

New Study Looks at Risks on Top Web Sites

Barracuda Labs recently released results from a study it conducted on risks consumers face on the Web, which found that every day a top site delivers malware.

Visix, Rave Mobile Partner on Campus Notifications

Digital signage software firm Visix and emergency notification system provider Rave Mobile Safety are joining forces.

Aruba Offers Network Service for Bringing Apple Devices into Fold

Aruba Networks is demonstrating a new technology that enables people to go across IP subnets with their Apple devices to find and use services as easily as they can on their personal networks.

Going Public: The Simplest Approach to Mobile Security

A large Texas school district simplified its mobile device security approach by deflecting all that activity to a public Wi-Fi.

Carnegie Mellon Mobile App Secures Communications

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a mobile app to help people set up trusted relationships with others on the fly for digital transactions.

Mississippi School District Turns to HD Megapixel Cameras for Security

A Mississippi school district has deployed a new video surveillance system to boost safety as well as help crack down on vandalism.

Student Safety in the Age of Facebook

Safety is the motive behind most school policies regarding filtering and limitations of the internet. But what happens when these policies are proven ineffective, even detrimental, to learning and safety of the students they claim to protect?

HP Helps IT Leaders Prioritize Security Risk with New Dashboard

After going on a buying spree for companies in the security space in 2010, HP has begun releasing a new generation of security products based on those acquired technologies.

Cisco Ramps Up Firewall Options

Cisco has introduced a new "reimagined" firewall that adds a level of security smarts that could eventually show up in the company's line of switches and routers, as well as other hardware.

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