Virginia Tech to review IT, cybersecurity operations

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.

cybersecurity news

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Ransomware attacks during time-sensitive periods like the start of a semester can squeeze universities harder, cybersecurity experts told EdScoop.

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Howard University's wireless network remains offline as workers investigate a ransomware attack first detected ahead of Labor Day weekend.

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

Instead of clamming up, institutions should collaborate and share information to ease the burden ever-increasing cyberthreats, speakers said during a panel.

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

The Texas university system and Whatcom Community College announced plans to grow a diverse pool of cybersecurity professionals.

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The social-media company is supporting an effort by the National Cyber Security Alliance to encourage college students to cybersecurity careers.

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

Institutions are using segmented networks and multi-factor authentication to limit data breaches, but educating workers and staff is still a challenge.

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The leaders of Augusta University and Augusta Technical College announced a new partnership to develop students pursuing IT security degrees.

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

A survey from the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found that 72% of parents of school-aged kids would support schools paying to avoid the leaks of stolen data.

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

Lawmakers passed another bill they say is aimed at tamping down the threat of ransomware attacks against schools.

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

Officials said malicious actors may have targeted a program called "Digital Driver's License" that actually has nothing to do with government-issued IDs.

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