Security & Privacy

Genetec License Plate Camera Can Control Parking Lot Gates

Security vendor Genetec has released a new license plate recognition camera designed specifically to capture the plates of cars entering or leaving a parking lot.

Morgan County School System Implements Secure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Georgia’s Morgan County School System has implemented a secure virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to enable its students and staff to access their personal desktops from any computer.

Wireless to the Nth Degree

Wireless access points that utilize the 802.11n standard offer super fast speeds and can simultaneously support a multitude of bandwidth-hogging devices. The n-standard access points achieve speeds up to six times that of their predecessors and can support 50 to 100 client connections at once.

Fine-Tuning Internet Security

With the proliferation of web 2.0 applications and mobile devices, school internet security requires more than a simple firewall.

Canon Intros IP Security Camera for Low-Light Environments

Canon has unveiled an IP security camera that records video in low light conditions and captures at resolutions up to 1,280 x 960.

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.