Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:45pm
As thousands of students and employees return today to City College of San Francisco - where criminal hackers, it turns out, have been scanning computer data for years - campus officials are warning everyone to change computer passwords, avoid using school computers for banking or purchases, and to check home computers for viruses.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 01/16/2012 - 7:29pm
Personal banking information and other data from perhaps tens of thousands of students, faculty and administrators at City College of San Francisco have been stolen in what is being called "an infestation" of computer viruses with origins in criminal networks in Russia, China and other countries, The Chronicle has learned.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 5:39pm
In September 2011 alone, over 20 million private records worldwide have been exposed in security breaches, affecting businesses around the world. To prevent such incidents, endpoint security developer CoSoSys has released a new version of their flagship device control and data loss prevention solution, Endpoint Protector. Offering enhanced protection, increased effectiveness and the fastest implementation time in its segment, the out-of-the-box Hardware and Virtual Appliance is now available for small, medium and large companies and organizations.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 9:51pm
Exinda, a global provider of next generation WAN optimization solutions incorporating Unified Performance Management, today announced that Ryerson University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada has deployed is 10060 series WAN optimization appliance to monitor traffic, prioritize applications, and optimize bandwidth usage on its campus network.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 8:53pm
For many colleges, students downloading videos, photographs, music and other media-rich content is an activity that strains the network and the patience of IT staff. However, at Columbia College Chicago, the largest private arts and media college in North America, accessing and editing media content in real time is vital to students and their studies, but the college had an aging network that limited their access to critical course materials.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 5:57pm
The personal financial details of as many as 5,000 college students were temporarily laid bare for other students to view on the Education Department's direct loan website earlier this month, an education official testified Tuesday.