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The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge, which teaches students how to keep their information safe, avoid online predators, and identify cyberbullying, begins Thursday for the 2016-2017 school year.






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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that the Department of Homeland Security and Hiring our Heroes have teamed up to offer free online, on-demand cybersecurity training to government employees and veterans via DHS’ Federal Virtual Training Environment.






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adult ed

SecureAuth has launched SecureAuth University, a continuing education program for cybersecurity professionals. Through e-learning and instructor-led courses, SecureAuth University offers certification for three levels of cybersecurity professionals: administrator, advanced administrator, and developer.






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school security

Lockport City Schools is investing $4.2 million in school security. The school district received a $4.2 million grant from New York state as part of the state’s new initiative that will distribute $2 billion to schools for technology and educational upgrades.






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silverbullet

While colleges and universities would love a silver bullet, there is no single technology that can protect them from all data breaches. Instead, data security must use a layered approach, with each technology playing an important role.






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financial

The Federal Student Aid office of the U.S. Department of Education published a letter to institutions emphasizing their obligation to protect student financial aid information from unauthorized disclosure or access.






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