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Security & Privacy


Panda Updates Cloud-Based Security Software

A software company has released a free beta version of its cloud-based security application that includes protection against malware loaded onto external devices, such as USB flash drives.

Wolf Creek District Deploys NAC To Support BYOD

An Alberta school district has gone public with its use of a network access control system from Alcatel-Lucent and InfoExpress to support a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program.

1-to-1 Computing: Turning Around School Technology

The small Piedmont City School District in Eastern Alabama once had one of the worst computer-to-student ratios in the state. But now the district is setting the pace when it comes to improving service to students through the use of technology, starting a 1-to-1 laptop initiative, online-only foreign language courses, and a digital partnership with Stanford University.

eIQnetworks Security Tool Gives Taste of Situational Awareness

eIQnetworks has released a beta version of a new security utility for maintaining "situational awareness." SecureVue Express is a free download with a five-node perpetual license that allows a security administrator to stay informed about security and compliance through multiple channels.

Washington District Cuts Costs with New Internet Security Software

One Washington state school district has changed Internet and DNS security software to meet Children's Internet Protection Act compliance, filter inappropriate Web sites, and cut costs.

Internet Privacy Tools Miss the Mark, Study Suggests

Users who feel inadequate to the task of protecting their privacy online aren't alone. The types of tools available for opting out of Internet tracking are hard to set up and confusing to use, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.

Surveillance Jumps on the Network

Educational institutions were among the early adopters of IP-based video surveillance solutions because their scalability is so attractive. What anybody involved with campus security needs to know about the analog-to-IP transition.

Mobile Data Use Growing, But Users Still Uncertain About Security

While data consumption continues to rise--owing to the growing number of consumers purchasing smart phones and tablets--mobile device users are still wary about the security of their data, according to a new report released Monday by Oracle.

Barracuda Upgrades Spam & Virus Firewall

Barracuda Networks has released an upgrade to its Spam & Virus Firewall virtual and hardware-based appliances. The new version 5.1 update extends antivirus support to Microsoft Exchange environments and incorporates a range of other enhancements.

More Than 1,000 Teams Entered in Cyber Security Challenge

A new record of more than 1,000 teams will compete in CyberPatriot IV, a high school-level cyber security challenge that asks students to defend against computer threat scenarios.

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