Why teachers are essential to building a secure 'internet of things'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Three school districts in the state were hacked, leading Gov. John Bel Edwards to issue an emergency declaration.