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Why teachers are essential to building a secure 'internet of things'

by Betsy Foresman • 4 days ago

Even digital natives need help understanding the security and privacy implications of their devices, Cisco's Edna Conway told a conference audience.

Why the United States needs more cybersecurity experts — badly

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

Alan Paller, founder of the SANS Institute, says a "cyber pandemic" threatens national security and the only solution is to train more professionals.

South Texas districts open cybersecurity careers program

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.

Ellucian vulnerability was not behind recent university cyberattacks

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.

Ransomware hits school district outside Tulsa, Oklahoma

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Administrators say they are refusing to pay ransom demands after a cyberattack locked up critical systems used by the K-12 district.

'Galahad' tool lets cyber researchers monitor apps in the public cloud

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.

Why every university needs an insider threat program

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.

Universities are expanding cybersecurity education to meet broad demand

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.

Emergency declared in Louisiana over school cyberattacks

by Benjamin Freed • 4 weeks ago

Three school districts in the state were hacked, leading Gov. John Bel Edwards to issue an emergency declaration.