Tags privacy & security

Employment scams mostly targeting college students, company finds

by Emily Bamforth

Fake jobs to aid Ukraine could be the next scam that bad actors dangle in front of college students and recent graduates, Proofpoint says.

Boise State to offer specialized cyber training for managed service provider roles

by Emily Bamforth

MSPs use different tools and techniques than cybersecurity pros monitoring only a single organization, said MSPAlliance CEO Charles Weaver.

Students say Florida State's online exam tech violates privacy

by Betsy Foresman

More than 5,000 students have signed an online petition asking FSU to stop using the technology, which monitors students through their webcams and microphones.

Activists pressure colleges to abandon facial-recognition tech

by Betsy Foresman

Advocacy group Fight for the Future says the potential harm of facial recognition is too great and that higher education should give it up altogether.

Texas K-12 district loses $2.3 million in email scam

by Betsy Foresman

Manor Independent School District, which disclosed the theft last week, says it's following several "strong leads" alongside the FBI and local police.

Malware delayed semester start at Alabama community college

by Betsy Foresman

Classes began days late on Wednesday as Wallace State Community College and federal authorities investigate what took many of its systems offline.

University tech presents growing privacy concern for students, educators

by Betsy Foresman

The benefits of technology are often publicized, but educators are increasingly questioning whether student surveillance is getting out of hand.

Data privacy is everyone's responsibility, say education leaders

by Betsy Foresman

Privacy regulations only go so far to protect data, so institutions need to make it a priority, educators said at Educause's annual conference.

Wary of gun violence, Pennsylvania equips school districts with anonymous-tip app

by Ryan Johnston

The app allows students, teachers and parents to report suspicious or potentially violent activity to a new call center in the AG's office.