School Security :: April 28, 2009

Security Spotlight

  • Volunteer Program Enlists Security Experts To Teach in Schools

    A new volunteer program aims to enlist cybersecurity experts and IT security professionals to donate their time and expertise to help educate students about Internet security and safety. The Cyber Security Awareness Volunteer Education Program (C-SAVE), created by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), will send volunteers into schools to teach kids how to protect themselves and their personal information online. More

School Security News & Issues

  • Documenting School Shootings on the Web

    A Washington State lobbying organization that works to create legislation regarding the use and storage of firearms has introduced a new Web site to document firearm incidents in schools and universities nationwide. More
  • New Low-Cost Wireless Video Link Enables Remote Video Surveillance

    HD Communications has introduced a series of low-cost wireless video links that allow for the placement of surveillance cameras in remote locations. The new wireless video links work with any IP outdoor Power over Ethernet (PoE) camera, according to the company. More
  • e2Campus Adopts OASIS Common Alerting Protocol 1.1

    Omnilert has released e2Campus 3.0, an update to the company's emergency notification system for education. The latest release adds support for OASIS Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) 1.1, allowing e2Campus to integrate with a range of other emergency communications systems. More
  • Fireware XTM To Extend UTM Appliance Security

    WatchGuard Technologies has introduced Fireware XTM, its new operating system for unified threat management (UTM) firewall appliances. The latest release includes a variety of security enhancements and improvements to networking and management and is expected to be available in early June. More
  • Alabama's Chamber County Evaluates Anti-Virus Options

    Following an evaluation of multiple anti-virus programs, the Chambers County School District in Alabama has renewed its license for AVG Anti-Virus. The district cited ease of use as a driver in making the choice. More