Universities can't expect to grow cyber workforce with 'antiquated methods'

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 Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

The university, which is completing a systemwide ERP migration, also named a new CIO for its 8,000-student campus in Little Rock.

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

After recovering from a recent ransomware attack, Austin Peay State University is moving ahead with finals, but some students are unhappy.

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Amid a ransomware attack, Austin Peay State University alerted users: "THIS IS NOT A TEST. SHUT DOWN ALL COMPUTERS NOW."

by Benjamin Freed • 4 weeks ago

The department is distributing $12 million to research projects focused on improving cyber defenses at electrical facilities.

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

Lincoln College President David Gerlach said a ransomware attack made it harder to combat declining enrollment, fueling a decision to close the school.

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The rural, predominately Black Lincoln College was already facing financial struggles when a ransomware attack disrupted the admissions.

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget includes cyber funding to help two-year schools hire cybersecurity staff and upgrade IT.

by EdScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Verizon whitepaper highlights how to use smart technology to keep higher education institutions safe.

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

Higher education can address burnout through making it easier for cybersecurity workers to do their jobs, as well as creating a sense of belonging, REN-ISAC Director Kim Milford said.

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

Fake jobs to aid Ukraine could be the next scam that bad actors dangle in front of college students and recent graduates, Proofpoint says.

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