26 mai 2017

3 campus security musts for summer kick off

eCampus NewsBy Lysa Myers. How colleges and universities can fiercely guard their student and campus information. More...

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25 mai 2017

Police simulator to enhance training, campus safety

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Central Michigan University Police Department, which plays a vital role in campus safety and security, is providing its officers with a training simulator that is preloaded with hundreds of scenarios that officers experience in the real world. More...

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Code Blue co-sponsoring National Campus Safety Awareness Month

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Code Blue Corporation once again is proud to partner with the Clery Center as the co-presenting sponsor for National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM). More...

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Campus police teach self-defense — and exercise, too

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. At Columbus State Community College, a college police training room has been transformed into a self-defense classroom of sorts that’s open to the entire campus. More...

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Campus fire safety campaign raises awareness

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As part of an effort to help reduce fire deaths on U.S. college campuses, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Campus Firewatch, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are teaming up again this year to promote See It Before You Sign It, a campaign aimed at parents and college students to raise awareness about off-campus housing fire hazards. More...

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24 mai 2017

In Asia, China’s universities worst hit by cyberattack

By Yojana Sharma. Universities in several Asian countries have been affected by cyberattacks with possible consequences for research data as well as personal data of students and others. However, Chinese universities were worst affected by an unprecedented worldwide attack that began on 12 May, according to cybersecurity experts. More...

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21 mai 2017

The New Student ID

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible. More...

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Colleges Dodge Massive Cyberattack

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Colleges in the U.S. -- at least for now -- are reporting few incidents related to WannaCry, the attack that knocked out services and systems worldwide. Brazosport was hit. Read more...

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The Body-Cam Strategy

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Though campus police agencies believe body-mounted cameras will help improve transparency, many legal and financial questions remain unanswered. More...

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17 mai 2017

Some thoughts on Keybase, online security, and verification of identity

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Some thoughts on Keybase, online security, and verification of identity
Open Educational Thinkering, 2017/05/12
"Identity is the most important factor in any conversation or transaction" says Doug Belshaw. Not that it needs to be ties to real-world identity, but you need to be able to establish some sort of credential. Keybase, described by Belshaw, is one such option. More...

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