Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly

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.

higher education news

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

A new state-funded program seeks to shrink the gap in the IT security workforce by offering digital forensics and cybersecurity training.

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

Oklahoma schools are among the latest to invest in the technology, spending $3 million on a mobile platform to be used by more than 500 districts.

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

The Education Department has released an updated notice providing new information on the widespread attacks against universities reported last month.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The Indianapolis-based university targets professionals already in the workforce seeking new skills and career advancement.

by Amy Conger • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: University administrator Amy Conger says cross-campus collaboration and tech are allowing the growing program to thrive.

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

New open-source software developed by the University of Texas at San Antonio aims to dilute security concerns surrounding public cloud platforms.

by Joanna Grama • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: Most higher education institutions hold sensitive data, but don't have insider threat programs. Joanna Lyn Grama says they should.

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

Programs like San Diego State University's degree in cybersecurity management highlight a growing demand for interdisciplinary cybersecurity skills.

by Ryan Johnston • 4 weeks ago

Law enforcement and cybersecurity firms are currently investigating to see if the student data was compromised by the vendor used in 43 states.