Cyberthreats against academia picked up this year, CrowdStrike says

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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by EdScoop Staff

David Capps, a former technology official at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will oversee cybersecurity at the University of Colorado.

by Lindsay McKenzie

A denial-of-service attack paralyzed a single sign-on service used by universities just as students return to campus.

by Benjamin Freed

College students are prime targets for online scammers and other criminals, New York State officials said in a consumer alert.

by Emily Bamforth

Gov. Ned Lamont's said six private colleges and the state university system will grants from the state's Tech Tech Accelerator program.

by Emily Bamforth

College of the Desert, near Palm Springs, has not said whether outages occurred because of malicious activity.

by Colin Wood

Napa Valley College, a community college in Northern California, has been struggling with a ransomware attack for more than two weeks.

by Emily Bamforth

Nonprofit expanded its cybersecurity education week to National Cybersecurity Education Month, in hopes of boosting collaboration.

by Emily Bamforth

OWL Labs, a vendor of video-conferencing devices used in 2,000 education organizations, is urging customers to patch several vulnerabilities.

by Emily Bamforth

Big tech companies including Microsoft and IBM are working with historically Black institutions to build a pipeline of cybersecurity talent.

by Benjamin Freed

VPN credentials and other account data from a "multitude" of schools are available for sale on cybercrime forums, according to an FBI alert.