U. Missouri to develop cyber brain for 'smart' devices
Researchers plan to develop an add-on device to monitor attacks and adapt to emerging threats against "internet of things" devices.
Washington Adventist University acknowledges ransomware incident
The 1,500-student school outside Washington, D.C., said an attack disabled campus networks, but that in-person and virtual classes are proceeding.
UMass hires digital forensics firm to investigate racist emails
Officials are trying to determine the source of a string of virulently racist messages that were sent to members of Black-led student organizations.
Georgia Tech names new campuswide CISO
The Atlanta university has hired Leo Howell, currently the chief information security officer at the University of Oregon.
Virginia Tech to review IT, cybersecurity operations
With the help of Deloitte, the university is mapping its technology to spot inefficiencies and opportunities.
Howard U. ransomware highlights threat to higher ed
Ransomware attacks during time-sensitive periods like the start of a semester can squeeze universities harder, cybersecurity experts told EdScoop.
Howard U. cancels classes after ransomware incident
Howard University's wireless network remains offline as workers investigate a ransomware attack first detected ahead of Labor Day weekend.
Higher ed can't solve rising cybersecurity problems, but it can manage them
Instead of clamming up, institutions should collaborate and share information to ease the burden ever-increasing cyberthreats, speakers said during a panel.
Higher ed leaders sketch cyber workforce plans at White House meeting
The Texas university system and Whatcom Community College announced plans to grow a diverse pool of cybersecurity professionals.
TikTok wants to promote cybersecurity education
The social-media company is supporting an effort by the National Cyber Security Alliance to encourage college students to cybersecurity careers.