01/18/2012 - A police officer leaves the security plans for the 2012 Olympics on a commuter train. Google creates a new page to teach Internet users about cybersecurity. White House put on lockdown during Occupy protests. And more.
08/30/2011 - In two similar cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that students who created unflattering fake MySpace pages that seemed to come from their principals were protected under the First Amendment. The courts ruled that the schools could not discipline the students for activities conducted off school grounds.
07/26/2011 - After a campus shooting—especially a mass shooting as occurred at Virginia Tech in 2007—there are suggestions that if students or faculty had been armed, they could have defended themselves. Others see the mixture of concealed carry of firearms and campus life as a recipe for disaster.
06/17/2011 - Chemical exposure studies and toxicity from more than 500 tests conducted on more than 300 chemicals will be available for public viewing online thanks to two new databases from the Environmental Protection Agency.
04/22/2010 - The iPad reportedly already accounts for .03% of Web traffic. That might not sound like a lot but that's compared to the BlackBerry's .04%, according to Engadget. What's that have to do with security you ask?
04/29/2009 - In 2004, the Government Accountability Office discovered that 28 senior officials in the government had received their higher education degrees from either diploma mills or unaccredited universities. Read the testimony before Congress that helped cause the scandal.
04/29/2009 - Due to the abundance of employees with degrees from diploma mills and unaccredited universities, the Department of Education has provided a database of schools with legitimate accreditation.
04/28/2009 - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's admninistration has launched a new lauched public education campaign for emergency preparedness, with local sports and music celebrities lending their names to the effort.
02/27/2009 - A new members-only organization has been created by the Smart Card Alliance to advance educational and professional development for smart card professionals. The program will also confer the Certified Smart Card Industry Professional designation on professionals who pass its examination.
11/10/2008 - Bullies may get pleasure from the pain they inflict on bullies. That's the finding of a study reported in the current issue of the journal Biological Psychology,according to The National Science Foundation.