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IBM names recipients of K-12 cybersecurity grants

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

Six school districts around the country will receive $500,000 in services from the computing giant to help defend themselves against threats like ransomware.

Higher Education

Why educational technologies haven't transformed the college experience

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

Justin Reich, an MIT professor and author of "Failure to Disrupt," explains why the sweeping changes promised by "charismatic technologists" haven't materialized as advertised.

Higher Education

Educause program aims to help colleges manage vendor risk

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Educause is launching a hub to share assessments of IT vendors to make it easier for colleges and universities to review cybersecurity risks.

Higher Education

Accellion breach exposed 300,000 records, University of Colorado says

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

After a breach compromised "a small amount" of Social Security numbers, the university is setting up a call center as it notifies victims.

Higher Education

IT and cyber collaboration was key in Ohio U.'s pandemic response

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

A network engineer and a security engineer from Ohio University described how they've worked closely during the pandemic to keep the school's network secure.

K-12

Lawmakers ask Cardona to address K-12 cybersecurity threats

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Reps. Jim Langevin and Doris Matsui said Education Secretary Miguel Cardona should make clear to schools they can use stimulus funds on cybersecurity purchases.

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