FTC's 'Safeguards Rule' cybersecurity proposal may burden higher ed

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 Katya Schwenk • 6 days ago

Edtech companies say they must raise prices to stay profitable, which schools say is forcing them to cut back on critical resources for students.

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Formerly an IT official at Bucknell Unversity in Pennsylvania and Miami University in Ohio, Chris Bernard will start in the new role on July 19.

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

OSU officials say the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members was exposed to hackers engineering a phishing attack.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Backed by an artificial intelligence named "Frosty the penguin," a new chatbot was shown to encourage longer study periods and raise quiz scores.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

A database containing images of 2,000 students has now been used by organizations around the world, including two Chinese military research academies.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

To meet its students on the platforms they most enjoy, ASU is promoting its mobile app instead of blasting its students with emails.

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

And, according to a recent survey conducted by edX, many of them are reluctant to ask their employers for help.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Amazon Web Services says the four-year degree offered by George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College is the first of its kind.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Speakers at the AWS Public Sector Summit said collaboration will ensure students are being trained with the skills employers want.

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

A shared space will allow faculty and students a chance to work together across disciplines to solve difficult problems facing various industries.