Security & Privacy

Redesigned Barracuda NG Earth Offers Improved Navigation and Reduced Resource Requirements

Barracuda Networks has launched a completely redesigned new version of its real-time 3D visualization application for Barracuda NG Firewalls, Barracuda NG Earth 2.0.

Colorado District To Deploy Classroom Management in Media Labs

Boulder Valley School District in Colorado reported it will deploy classroom management software to all of its computer and media center labs for the new school year.

Monroe City District Ramps Up Network Monitoring

A Louisiana school district has gone public with its February 2011 implementation of a new network management system that's helping its IT crew reduce the amount of travel it needs to do to diagnose network problems.

Blackboard's Latest Notification Service Release Supports Apple Mobile Devices

Blackboard's Connect division has announced the latest edition of its notification service, which includes features to speed up creation and delivery of messages and the ability to send alerts via Apple mobile devices.

Do You Know Where Your School iPads Are?

Three years ago Brick Township Public Schools was facing a big challenge with its mobile computing program. The district, which gives out laptops to teachers, administrators, and students who require assistive technology, didn't have a handle on who had those machines, where they were located, or whether they ever made it back to the district office.

New York School District Rolls Out Emergency Devices

A school district in New York has implemented an emergency video and audio notification system that only activates cameras when a somebody pushes an alerting device.

GSX Monitor Analyzer Now Supports Mobile and Collaboration Tools

GSX has announced general availability of GSX Monitor & Analyzer v10, a tool for monitoring cloud-based messaging and collaboration services, including services hosted outside the organization's firewall.

Google Looks To Protect Online Reputations

Google has launched a free suite of tools designed to help individuals protect their online reputations by identifying and dealing with disparaging or confidential information posted about them.

PC Growth Slows While Security Software Surges

While worldwide shipments of personal computers are expected to climb in 2011, that growth will be slower than previously expected. Meanwhile, according to new research, IT security is seeing a surge following a sharp drop in 2009.

School Taps NAC Appliance for Virtualized Environment

A boarding school in the UK has adopted a new virtual version of a hardware-based NAC appliance for its VMware environment.