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New products, policy, and trends on security and privacy in K-12.


Trend Micro Offers $15k Technology Grants for Public Schools

As part of its 25th anniversary, data security firm Trend Micro is offering grants to 12 K-12 schools and districts in the United States, including cash, in-kind contributions, and IT professional services.

U Delaware Community To Text Crime Alerts to Cops

The University of Delaware has adopted a mobile app for Android and Apple devices that allows the user to make a tip to the police.

Report: College Campuses Prime Target for Mobile Device Thieves

College and universities are the fifth most popular location for thefts of mobile devices to occur in the United States, according to a new report from security provider Absolute Software.

Alabama District Adds Home Page Anonymous Reporting Service

An Alabama school district has put in place a reporting system that allows students and others to report sensitive information anonymously from its home page online.

Your iPad Rollout Could Get You Sued

A thicket of legal issues has sprung up in response to modern 1-to-1 and BYOD programs. In every rollout, schools have some tough choices to make.

South Carolina District Tries Mobile App on Student Pickup Process

A district in South Carolina is testing out the use of a technology that structures the pickup of students after school.

U Delaware Hack Hits 72,000 Staffers

The University of Delaware is attempting to make contact with 72,000 people whose information was vacuumed up during a recent server hacking.

Report: 85 Percent of Educational Institutions Allow BYOD, Yet Security Lags Behind

Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.

In the Wake of Superstorms, Keeping School Data Safe

Keeping school data safe requires an evolving strategy that's equal parts paranoia, smart use of newer technologies, and taking the pain and turning it into gain.

Council Rock District Boosts Network Visibility with Team of Monitoring Tools

Council Rock School District has added several applications to help improve network security.

Blackboard Transact Inks Partnership To Enhance Physical Security Offerings

Blackboard Transact has partnered with physical security company S2 Security to enhance the commerce and security platform's current physical security capabilities.

ForeScout Integrates NAC with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition for Enterprise BYOD Security

ForeScout Technologies will integrate its ForeScout CounterACT network access control solution with Citrix XenMobile MDM Edition.

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