Security & Privacy

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.

Alpha Intros Digital Signage Management Software

Alpha Video and Audio has unveiled a digital signage software solution that offers active rights management, multimedia creation tools, and the ability to manage signage applications on thousands of displays through a Web-based interface.

D-Link Builds Out Network Line with Switches and IP Cameras

D-Link has let loose a flurry of new network products, including a wireless access point, surveillance cameras, switches, and software--some of which are available now and others to appear over the next several months.

Laplink Releases Encryption Utility; Free for a Day

A company best known for its computer data transfer software has launched a utility for doing data encryption on PCs.

Cymphonix Releases Mobile Device Security Module

Cymphonix has released a new application specifically to help users manage the security of mobile devices accessing the network as well.