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Report Finds Increasing Evidence of Cyber Attacks Penetrating Networks

A new study has identified a surge in the typical indicators of targeted attacks on today's networks.

Report: Ed Sector Target of More Malware Events than any Other

More than a third of all malware events in 2014 occurred within the education sector, according to NTT Com Security's 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

Bringing High Tech to a Low-Income District

As the superintendent of Coachella Valley Unified School District, Darryl Adams spearheaded a bond measure that funded a 1-to-1 iPad initiative for 20,000 students. But that was just the beginning.

Acer Introduces Chromebase All-in-One Desktops

Acer is expanding its line of Chrome OS machines with two new all-in-one desktops. The Acer Chromebase DC221HQ series features two models, one with 10-point multitouch technology and one without.

Cincinnati Public Schools Launches Bootcamps for Blended AP Courses

Cincinnati Public Schools is launching a pair of week-long boot camps in an effort to prepare students for the rigors of Advanced Placement courses ahead of an expansion of its blended AP programs.

Wearables Bulk Up with Triple-Digit Gains

Wearables have seen their eighth straight quarter of growth.

Internet of Things Heading Toward $1.7 Trillion by 2020, Set to Rock 'IT Status Quo'

According to IT research firm International Data Corporation, IoT is expected to grow from $656 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion in 2020.

Connected Data Intros Transporter Network Storage Connector

Connected Data has introduced its Transporter Network Storage Connector, which is designed to provide secure remote access to data stored in on-premise network attached storage (NAS) systems, without the need for a virtual private network connection.

Cypress Fairbanks ISD Upgrades Wireless for BYOD

Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, TX has replaced its wireless infrastructure with a new 802.11ac system to support a bring-your-own-device policy for students, faculty, staff and guests.

Network Capacity Growth: Plan for Exponential Increases

Digital transformations can tax networks to the breaking point. Here's how to make sure your infrastructure is ready for the demands of new devices and digital curriculum.