Tags cybersecurity

Security strategies to protect K-12 school districts from modern threats

by Sunny Suneja • 4 days ago

What K-12 education leaders need to consider as they redouble efforts to secure remote and hybrid learning environments.

IBM makes $3M donation to Rochester Institute of Technology's cyber range

by Benjamin Freed • 4 days ago

The in-kind gift of software and services will allow RIT to outfit its cyber range with video walls, advanced endpoint detection tools and other high-end features.

Securing the remote learning environment for school districts

by EdScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Cloud adoption, the use of Chromebooks and remote learning challenges have forced schools to rethink their security strategies.

Remote learning made universities more vulnerable to cyberattacks

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

Ransomware attacks against colleges increased 100% from 2019 to 2020, while malicious activity linked to nation-states also jumped during the pandemic, according to security firm BlueVoyant.

How Kent State University made the leap to zero-trust security

by EdScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

Kent State CISO Bob Eckman describes ‘red pill’ decision to align pace of KSU’s security development with its enterprise platform provider, Microsoft.

U. Central Florida announces $3M cybersecurity scholarship program

by EdScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

Funding from the National Science Foundation will provide students at the University of Central Florida scholarships for cybersecurity studies.

U. South Carolina to play key role in 'statewide cyber ecosystem'

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

A new research and workforce development project between the university, military, private industry and the state government is poised to make South Carolina "one of the nation’s premier cyber hubs," Gov. Henry McMaster said.

IBM plans grant program to help schools fend off ransomware

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The company plans to give six school districts $500,000 worth of its cybersecurity expertise to improve their defenses against the ongoing threat.

Penn State president denounces ‘Zoom bombing’ of Black Caucus

by EdScoop Staff • 1 month ago

The university is encouraging improved security practices after uninvited users crashed a virtual student meeting with offensive imagery and language.