Security

Viruses Stole City College Of S.F. Data For Years

Personal banking information and other data from perhaps tens of thousands of students, faculty and administrators at City College of San Francisco have been stolen in what is being called "an infestation" of computer viruses with origins in criminal networks in Russia, China and other countries, The Chronicle has learned.

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20 PSU Students Face Trial for Paterno Riots

Penn State students who rioted about the firing of former coach Joe Paterno are being bound over for trial

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Trinity Baptist Church Captures Every Angle with Vaddio PTZ Technology

Porché Advanced Systems Transforms Trinity Baptist Church into a Remotely Controlled, High Definition, Multi-Camera Facility

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Lesson Learned

As this issue of University Business was being prepared to go to press, we were all stopped in our tracks as word came, first via social media and then from conventional news sources, that another shooting had taken place at Virginia Tech.

Toshiba Unveils its First High-Definition IP Video Surveillance Camera

Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., has aggressively positioned itself for leadership in the IP network video surveillance market with its introduction of the IK-WD14A dome camera, the company's first such model to feature full HD 1080p resolution for securing areas where the sharpest video detail is required, such as the identifying of facial features or license plates.

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UConn Picks Its First Female Police Chief

A longtime Massachusetts police officer who went on to lead two large universities' public safety departments was named Wednesday as the University of Connecticut's next police chief.

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Katehi To Defend Her Actions In Capitol About Pepper-Spraying At U of California Davis Last Month

UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi is preparing to appear before a legislative committee this morning to defend her handling of the Nov. 18 pepper-spraying of student protestors.

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Virginia Tech Parents Testify Against School

Sometimes pushing back tears, the parents of victims in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting testified Wednesday that they believe their children would have stayed in a safe place far away from where they were later shot if they'd had more information from the university about a safety threat on campus.

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Panel: Local, Campus Police Should Aid Each Other

The Virginia State Crime Commission on Tuesday endorsed a plan to have college and local police departments assist each other with campus death and rape investigations if necessary, but it stopped short of mandating that authorities share information.

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Virginia Tech Seeks To Block Fine In Shooting Case

Virginia Tech says it acted appropriately in alerting the campus that bloody spring day in 2007 during what turned out to be the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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