Security & Privacy


Report: Ed Sector Target of More Malware Events than any Other

More than a third of all malware events in 2014 occurred within the education sector, according to NTT Com Security's 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

Exacq Updates Video Management Software for Faster Response

Video management software from Exacq Technologies has added the ability for the user to overlay icons on top of surveillance feeds for quick response and a simplified way to troubleshoot certain IP cameras when they're being added to the network.

Estrella Mountain CC Earns Recognition for Power Security Training

A 5,700-student community college in Arizona recently received national recognition for its cyber-defense education programs.

Barracuda and Aerohive Bolster Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

Alabama District Adds Mobile App for Emergency Response

Alabama's Houston County Schools has adopted a new platform and mobile app in an effort to improve student safety.

Texas District Chooses Cloud System To Stay on Top of School Safety

A Texas school district with 25,300 students has adopted a new cloud-based application designed to provide an all-around view of security.

Barracuda Updates NG Firewall

Barracuda Networks has released the latest version of NG Firewall with new and updated features designed to simplify setup, administration and management for K-12 and higher education networks.

OK District Puts Video Surveillance into 4 Schools

A school district in Oklahoma has gone public with its implementation of video surveillance, which it put in place after mopping up from vandalism that cost between $20,000 and $30,000.

Report: Use of Cloud-Based Services Places Kids in Range of Tracking and Ads

Legislators and district leaders are the last bastion for protecting students from the third parties that want to profit from access to information about them collected through schools, according to a new report on "student commercialism" funded in part by the Consumers Union.

FCC Seeks Comment on What 'Emergency' Means for School Mass Notifications

Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.

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