Tags cybersecurity

Software flaw allows Stanford students to view Social Security numbers, applications of other students

by Colin Wood • 18 hours ago

Standardized test scores, personal essays, home addresses, criminal status and financial aid information were also viewable.

How Oklahoma U. protects 80,000 email accounts from the dark web

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

A new piece of software is allowing the school's security analysts to catch compromised accounts automatically — before they hit the black market.

Want educators to care about data security? 'Speak their language'

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Arkansas' Ray Girdler tells EdScoop that getting teachers and administrators involved in his state's voluntary training program takes finesse.

Girl Scouts can now earn a cybersecurity badge

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The youth organization released new curriculum teaching safe online behavior and good password practices as part of a broader push for STEM education.

Ohio’s 'Data Protection Act' can shield higher ed against breach lawsuits

by Joanna Grama • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: The new law fills a longstanding policy gap for colleges and universities everywhere, says security consultant Joanna Lyn Grama.

How to minimize IoT risks on education networks

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

Commentary: Connected devices are risky, but Fortinet's Jeff Jennings says education IT teams can take a few simple steps to protect themselves.

Phishing attacks challenging teachers, says Utah ed director

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

Training will shift away from basics like password safety and toward modern cyberthreats, says Central Utah Educational Services director.

Six steps to reduce network exposure to cyberthreats on college campuses

by EdScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

New report shows how coordinated, data-driven security platforms can help higher education CIOs fortify their networks against potential threats.

Carnegie Mellon U. names new director of security and privacy institute

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Lorrie Faith Cranor says she hopes to bring experts from different fields together to create a trusted technology environment.

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