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Security & Privacy


Mass Suspension at Pittsburgh School for Bypassing Filter

Dozens of students have been suspended for a day from a school district in Pittsburgh for using a program that allowed them to get around their school's Web filter.

Cooper Notification Updates Alerts with Mobile App and Location Service

Cooper Notification has updated its mass alert system with a GPS locator feature, a mobile app, and the addition of transaction logging and single sign-on.

Oracle Database Firewall Adds MySQL Support, Reporting Improvements

Oracle has added support for MySQL Enterprise Edition in its Oracle Database Firewall, as well as new reporting capabilities for improved regulatory compliance.

Absolute Software Adds Theft Recovery for Android Tablets

Absolute Software has added theft recovery to its Computrace Mobile features for Android tablets.

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.

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