UMass Lowell cancels classes due to possible cyberattack
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
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
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’
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
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
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
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
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
The University of Alabama says it will continue to modernize its ID card system by deactivating old magnetic-strip cards this summer.