University of Colorado system hires former Fed official as new CISO
David Capps, a former technology official at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will oversee cybersecurity at the University of Colorado.
QuickLaunch outages hit universities first day back on campus
A denial-of-service attack paralyzed a single sign-on service used by universities just as students return to campus.
School's back, and so are scammers, NYS warns students
College students are prime targets for online scammers and other criminals, New York State officials said in a consumer alert.
Connecticut announces $260,000 for higher ed tech projects
Gov. Ned Lamont's said six private colleges and the state university system will grants from the state's Tech Tech Accelerator program.
California's College of the Desert experiencing 'system-wide outage' for most services
College of the Desert, near Palm Springs, has not said whether outages occurred because of malicious activity.
Napa Valley College has been battling ransomware for two weeks
Napa Valley College, a community college in Northern California, has been struggling with a ransomware attack for more than two weeks.
CISA-backed nonprofit announces 'National Cybersecurity Education Month'
Nonprofit Cyber.org expanded its cybersecurity education week to National Cybersecurity Education Month, in hopes of boosting collaboration.
Hybrid meeting vendor OWL Labs urges updates to patch security issues
OWL Labs, a vendor of video-conferencing devices used in 2,000 education organizations, is urging customers to patch several vulnerabilities.
For diverse cyber talent, big tech teams with historically Black schools
Big tech companies including Microsoft and IBM are working with historically Black institutions to build a pipeline of cybersecurity talent.
FBI warns colleges: VPN credentials circulating on Russian forums
VPN credentials and other account data from a "multitude" of schools are available for sale on cybercrime forums, according to an FBI alert.