In an oft-repeated tale, a senior at Panther Creek High School was arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges for hacking into a school computer and changing grades.
The University of Central Florida today publicly acknowledged a data breach in which the Social Security (SSN) numbers of 63,000 current and former students were illegally accessed.
A panel of experts at the Association of American Law School conference, that included the FTC's Lesley Fair, discussed how the law can and should respond to data breaches.
The third-oldest school in the U.K. is working to improve cyber hygiene after an employee lost a memory stick that belonged to the school while on public transport.
New online educational tools to assist bank executives in defending against cybercrime have been added to the website of the FDIC.
The Georgia Institute of Technology found that devices and sensors are increasingly finding their way into industry and consumers' lives.
For all the knocks millennials take for being less cyber aware, some, at least those currently in college, are "safer users" of the internet than their slightly older counterparts, recent college grads, a study by the U.K.'s Kingston Business School revealed.
While there is a regular discussion of how to prevent successful phishing attempts, one of the most successful approaches is ongoing employee training, says Colin McKinty, VP Cyber Security Strategy at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence.
A new report from Kaspersky labs says that teens are more handy with technology but not prepared to defend themselves from online threats
Private and public firms in the UK have teamed up to create a 3D video game featuring the Minecraft world to monitor and recruit cyber security talent.
The Commack School District in New York reported Thursday that its high school student management system was accessed by an unauthorized individual, but the district has not yet said described the extent of the damage.
New York's "Computer Science for All" program aims to make sure that public school children in the city will be well-prepared for computer science jobs.
A former FAU student was banned from campus last week after posting an alert on Yik Yak about a shooting threat.
The University of Houston was awarded a $2.6 million contract from the DHS to develop technologies to defend emergency response systems from DDoS attacks.
Rutgers hired three cybersecurity firms and plans to spend millions to protect its computer networks
Pace University's Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems received a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Facebook withdrew an internship offer from a Harvard student after her created an app to exploit a flaw in Facebook Messenger.
An amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act takes on cybersecurity education in an effort to address worker shortage.
A Canadian federal court will allow students more options to pursue damages in a class action lawsuit against the government.
End users in the education sector are twice as likely to be impacted by spyware and adware, and are equally as likely to visit malicious websites
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced its first DEF CON 23 Badge Hack Contest.
The Georgia Department of Education has named its Technology Management Director Levette Williams as chief privacy officer.
Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, set to open in Indianapolis, will focus curriculum on STEM and help inner city students prepare for college.
In the survey, 27 percent of kids aged 8 to 16 said they would meet, or have met, someone in person they first interacted with online.
Another bill aimed at protecting students' privacy has been presented to Congress.
The bill was introduced Wednesday with some revisions that would improve transparency regarding how student information is shared, used or sold.
Technology can't replace the value of online safety education, the key to keeping kids out of predators' paths, panelists shared.
Queens College found a solution to monitor activity and manage devices on its network, reports Greg Masters.
On Monday, Reps. Luke Messer and Jared Polis will reportedly introduce the legislation in the House.
A misstep by an IT employee of Canadian communications conglomerate Rogers Communications allowed the contractual information of 50-70 of the company's business customers to be exposed via Twitter.
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