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UMass Lowell cancels classes due to possible cyberattack

by Emily Bamforth • 1 hour ago

The school has lost several days of classes due to a cyber incident that's still under investigation.

ASU pushes digital trust in higher ed with June summit

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

Arizona State University wants to advance the conversation on how to build trust with privacy and cybersecurity, particularly as the coronavirus pandemic continues to move education into hybrid spaces.

IBM names recipients of K-12 cybersecurity grants

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

Six school districts around the country will receive $500,000 in services from the computing giant to help defend themselves against threats like ransomware.

Cybersecurity in higher education: going from ‘no’ to ‘know’

by Brian Kelly • 3 weeks ago

Cybersecurity is critical to higher education, so it must become an enabler of the business, not an impediment.

Cisco gifts $150 million to boost HBCU cybersecurity compliance

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Cisco donated $150 million to the Student Freedom Initiative to help institutions meet federal cybersecurity standards and retain their Title IV status.

Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.

Sierra College responding to ransomware attack during finals week

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

The Northern California community college is restoring some online services after a ransomware attack during finals week, school officials said.

Educause program aims to help colleges manage vendor risk

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Educause is launching a hub to share assessments of IT vendors to make it easier for colleges and universities to review cybersecurity risks.

U. Alabama to retire physical cards for 'mobile-first' IDs

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

The University of Alabama says it will continue to modernize its ID card system by deactivating old magnetic-strip cards this summer.