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Cyberattacks keep two community colleges closed after Thanksgiving

by Emily Bamforth • 2 days ago

Butler County Community College in Pennsylvania and Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois remained closed after the holiday to recover from cyberattacks.

Education sees the highest ransomware recovery cost compared to other sectors

by John Shier • 2 days ago

Security advisor John Shier shares findings from a security report that show wide gaps in security preparedness to defend against ransomware threats across the education sector.

Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s CDO on improving data footprint for the public

by EdScoop Staff • 2 days ago

Justin Marsico on how the agency is modernizing its approach to publishing fiscal data sets, making individual and historical datasets available for public use. Of the 70 datasets the bureau routinely updates, 37 have been migrated to the new cloud-based environment where users can more meaningful interact with the data.

Colorado universities to track how laptop lending affects low-income students

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

The University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University Pueblo plan to track the success of students who borrow laptops and other devices during their studies.

Illinois pays for its public universities to join Common App

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

The state aims to make it easier for in-state students to apply to Illinois colleges, but also to attract out-of-state applicants.

Scholarship application vendor exposed millions of files, researchers find

by Benjamin Freed • 1 week ago

The risk management firm UpGuard found that SmarterSelect, which manages applications for scholarships and other financial assistance programs, left 1.5 terabytes of data unsecured.

University of Iowa opens coworking space in former shopping mall

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

The new space is an extension of the university's desire to provide more flexible work arrangements for its employees.

U. Rhode Island joins high-performance computing center in Massachusetts

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

University of Rhode Island is the first out-of-state institution to join a computing center that researchers say help them pool resources.

AWS VP on the benefits of a data-led migration to the cloud

by EdScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Sandy Carter, executive for AWS, says that if organization focus on a data-led migration to the cloud they will see a faster ROI in insight and innovation for their operations.