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College-University Data Breaches Hit Record Levels

Without going into too much detail, because I’ve already beaten this figurative dead horse into the ground, I came across another article about the (near) record highs of college-university data breaches in 2012. “When we look back at the higher education data breaches in 2012, we can see that the hackers are clearly getting smarter […]

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University Data Breaches on the Rise

About five minutes after writing my post about the Salem State University data breach that hit 25k people, I ran across this story.  2012 saw a dramatic increase in records breached at colleges and universities but less institutions breached.  Less incidents but larger breaches. TeamSHATTER reports on data breaches in the higher education vertical throughout […]

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Another University Data Breach Affects 25k – This Time at Salem State U.

Another year, another university data breach – and just in time for March Madness.  I’ve written at length about the data breach risks unique to the university IT ecosystem and the problem isn’t going away.  A university data breach at Salem State University affects 25,000 former and current students, exposing social security numbers and other […]

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dBCS Orange Bowl: University of South Carolina vs. University of Texas

In 2012 we learned that university data breaches are a real and growing threat. In honor of this week’s bowl games we decided to unscientifically match two large university data breaches in a comparative discussion. With 2013 being the year of prevention, we hope that both teams walk away with good ideas on how to […]

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dBCS Sugar Bowl: Western Connecticut State vs. University of North Florida

In 2012 we learned that university data breaches are a real and growing threat. In honor of this week’s bowl games we decided to unscientifically match two large university data breaches in a comparative discussion. With 2013 being the year of prevention, we hope that both teams walk away with good ideas on how to […]

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dBCS Fiesta Bowl: UNC-Charlotte vs. Northwest Florida

In 2012 we learned that university data breaches are a real and growing threat. In honor of this week’s bowl games we decided to unscientifically match two large university data breaches in a comparative discussion. With 2013 being the year of prevention, we hope that both teams walk away with good ideas on how to […]

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2012 Data Breaches: A Look Back

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back and play Monday Morning Quarterback.  In 2012 we saw the rise of the hackivist, major college breaches, and two states learning a valuable lesson on data security.  Rick Kam has another look at 2012. “From my perspective, there were three important things to […]

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