Risk Management


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Virginia Tech Announces COVID-19 Testing and Tracing Plan

Virginia Tech outlined a comprehensive testing, tracing and case management plan as the campus prepares for students, faculty, and staff to return in the fall.

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UCSF Pays $1.14M Ransom After Cyberattack

The University of California San Francisco confirmed it paid a $1.14 million ransom to hackers who were behind a cyberattack on its medical school’s computer servers on June 1.

DeVos Action Strengthens Title IX

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken action to strengthen Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and to restore due process in campus proceedings to ensure all students can pursue an education free from sex discrimination.

6 Factors Impacting Information Security and Privacy During the COVID-19 Crisis

6 Factors Impacting Information Security and Privacy During the COVID-19 Crisis

To say the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disruption feels like an understatement.

Connecting School Security Professionals, Virtually

It’s no secret that the landscape for campus security professionals has shifted enormously since our last edition went to press in March.

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WVU Will Require Everyone On Campus To Wear Face Coverings

West Virginia University will require all faculty, staff, students and visitors to wear face coverings or masks while on campus in the fall, according to a list of precautions published on the university’s website on Tuesday.

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Are Campuses Opening the Classroom This Fall?

Not so fast: Final decisions for most universities are likely to be made mid-summer.

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Schools Could Face Increase in Phishing Attacks Targeting Staff, Students and Parents

Already grappling with Zoombombing incidents, remote education platforms and parents’ emails are the next site of hacking threats in the education sector.



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British Universities Respond to New Security Risks from COVID-19

Security and safety teams are adapting rapidly to new risks.

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University of Alabama Among Universities Creating Safety Plans For Reopening Campuses

Before students and staff can return after COVID-19 campus closures, administrators must consider factors such as testing, PPE and enhanced cleaning procedures.

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