Security News


Department of Energy Selects the University of Texas – San Antonio to Lead Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute

May 2020 | The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that UTSA will lead the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII), a public-private consortium to bolster U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency, and innovation. CyManII will focus on early-stage research and development to advance cybersecurity in energy-efficient manufacturing.

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Massive Operational and ERP Risks in the COVID-19 Crisis

March 2020 | With the rapid spread of COVID-19 and nationwide shelter-in-place orders, most of us are working or studying remotely. With little preparation. E&I’s Keith Fowlkes shares how this has introduced considerable risk, including data breach exposure, and other security and privacy concerns.

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Dutch University Pays $220,000 in Ransomware Heist

February 2020 | The University of Maastricht in Holland paid a $220,000 ransom to a group of Russian hackers following a phishing scam. Ransomware can be a nightmare scenario for schools, colleges, and universities, but what if you refuse to pay? Standing on principle can get exponentially more expensive.

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