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Security & Privacy


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.

X-Factor Notification Service Adds Mobile and Non-Carrier Devices

A company producing a mass notification service designed to deliver an emergency alert to almost any endpoint on the network has updated its feature set to include a mobile alert agent.

Report: Most Mobile Breaches Result of App Misconfigurations by 2017

Three-quarters of mobile security breaches will be the result of application misconfigurations by 2017, according to a new forecast by market research firm Gartner.

LA Unified To Offer Emergency Response Apps

Earthquakes, pandemics, wild fires, severe weather, terrorism, utility outages and floods appear at the top of the list for Los Angeles Unified School District's emergency management response concerns. To provide guidance to people facing those emergencies and others, the district is adopting an emergency preparedness mobile app.

Montreal School District Standardizes Video Surveillance

A major project to install video cameras in 80 Montreal schools is done.

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