University of Arkansas hires its first systemwide CISO
The university, which is completing a systemwide ERP migration, also named a new CIO for its 8,000-student campus in Little Rock.
After ransomware, Austin Peay moves ahead with finals
After recovering from a recent ransomware attack, Austin Peay State University is moving ahead with finals, but some students are unhappy.
Ransomware emergency alerts asked Austin Peay State U. users to disconnect
Amid a ransomware attack, Austin Peay State University alerted users: "THIS IS NOT A TEST. SHUT DOWN ALL COMPUTERS NOW."
Energy Dept. funds grid security research at six universities
The department is distributing $12 million to research projects focused on improving cyber defenses at electrical facilities.
Lincoln College was already struggling. Then came ransomware.
Lincoln College President David Gerlach said a ransomware attack made it harder to combat declining enrollment, fueling a decision to close the school.
Illinois' Lincoln College on brink of closure months after ransomware attack
The rural, predominately Black Lincoln College was already facing financial struggles when a ransomware attack disrupted the admissions.
California eyes $100M cyber funding boost for community colleges
Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget includes cyber funding to help two-year schools hire cybersecurity staff and upgrade IT.
Why blended learning models require blended security
Verizon whitepaper highlights how to use smart technology to keep higher education institutions safe.
Cybersecurity burnout in higher ed? There are answers, says REN-ISAC director
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.
Employment scams mostly targeting college students, company finds
Fake jobs to aid Ukraine could be the next scam that bad actors dangle in front of college students and recent graduates, Proofpoint says.