Tags cybersecurity

Virginia Tech to review IT, cybersecurity operations

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

With the help of Deloitte, the university is mapping its technology to spot inefficiencies and opportunities.

How schools and students can narrow the homework gap via private networks

by EdScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

The expanded availability of Citizens Broadband Radio Service and new federal broadband funds bring new options for schools to go ‘beyond hotspots.’

Howard U. cancels classes after ransomware incident

by Emily Bamforth • 2 weeks ago

Howard University's wireless network remains offline as workers investigate a ransomware attack first detected ahead of Labor Day weekend.

Higher ed can't solve rising cybersecurity problems, but it can manage them

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

Instead of clamming up, institutions should collaborate and share information to ease the burden ever-increasing cyberthreats, speakers said during a panel.

Higher ed leaders sketch cyber workforce plans at White House meeting

by Emily Bamforth • 4 weeks ago

The Texas university system and Whatcom Community College announced plans to grow a diverse pool of cybersecurity professionals.

TikTok wants to promote cybersecurity education

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The social-media company is supporting an effort by the National Cyber Security Alliance to encourage college students to cybersecurity careers.

Communication key in fighting higher education ransomware, CISOs say

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

Institutions are using segmented networks and multi-factor authentication to limit data breaches, but educating workers and staff is still a challenge.

How zero trust helps higher ed meet remote access and student privacy demands

by EdScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Arizona State University's Donna Kidwell and Cisco's Helen Patton discuss why the zero trust security benefits schools as they evolve network access.

Augusta, Ga., colleges join forces on cybersecurity degrees

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The leaders of Augusta University and Augusta Technical College announced a new partnership to develop students pursuing IT security degrees.