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Security & Privacy


Social Media Tool Monitors for Potential Problems

A technology company in Halifax is testing software that analyzes social media commentary to identify potential risks worth alerting law enforcement and schools about.

Report: 10 Security Functions Coming to the Forefront

A recent presentation at Gartner's Security & Risk Management Summit laid out 10 "top" technologies and approaches security professionals should consider adding to their security portfolios.

Survey: Parents Look to Teachers for Internet Safety Training

Who's responsible for making sure students get an education in online safety? According to four out of five teachers, parents are relying on the schools too much in this regard.

Report: Importance of Data's Physical Location Diminishing

The physical location of data will become "increasingly irrelevant" over the next several years and will be replaced by other notions of location at most organizations by 2020, according to a new report, "The Snowden Effect: Data Location Matters," by market research firm Gartner.

Bakersfield School District Revamps Storage for Video Surveillance System

California’s Bakersfield School District is revamping its districtwide video surveillance system with AssuredSAN Pro 5000 storage arrays from Dot Hill Storage, enabling faster video access, near-real-time video conversion, reduced storage costs and more efficient archiving.

Ed Tech Leaders Testify in Congressional Hearing on Student Data Privacy

Mark MacCarthy from SIIA and Thomas C. Murray from the Alliance for Excellent Education both highlighted the educational benefits of student data and urged Congress to be cautious in considering any new legislation.

CIA's School District Becomes CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

A school district in Virginia has become the fourth educational entity to join a special program promoting cyber education among young people.

K-2 School Adds Cameras to Classrooms for Parents, Teacher Evaluations

A private school in Utah that serves children in pre-K through grade 2 is using video cameras to let parents watch what's going on in the classroom.

Rave Panic Button App Intended To Speed Emergency Response Time

A company that provides safety and security systems in K-12 and other segments is adding a "panic button" option to its product line.

South Carolina District Refreshes Security Camera System

A South Carolina school district has undertaken an update of its video surveillance system.

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