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TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp

63% off TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp, (Dimmable, Touch Control, 5 Color Modes, USB Charging Port) - Deal Alert

This desk lamp is more than just a light. The USB port tucked away behind the touch panel comes handy for when your smartphone or tablet needs a quick charge.

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22% off JBL Flip 3 Splash Proof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

All-purpose, all-weather companion JBL Flip 3 is the next generation wireless speaker in the award-winning Flip series.

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

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71% off Venstar Bicycle Waterproof Sport Bluetooth Speaker with Remote Control - Deal Alert

Completely designed for bicycling and outdoor sports. Enjoy music when you are riding on road or climbing a mountain.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 15-19 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 15th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 8-12 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 18th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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24% off Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C1DZ (15.6-Inch Full HD IPS, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD) - Deal Alert

The Acer Chromebook 15 has 15.6-inch HD display and features the Intel processor based on Broadwell micro-architecture and it uses the dual-band 802.11ac wireless technology. It all adds up to the right mix of features to make you...

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Best Deals of the Week - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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How to not get fired as CISO

A number of new CISOs are being let go after one year on the job.

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Back to school cyber tips

Practical security suggestions that anyone can follow. None of these are earth-shattering - I and my fellow security professionals have recommended most of these for years, though the order of importance has changed a bit recently....


Protecting college students from data security threats

At the Campus Technology 2015 event in Boston recently, we caught up with Lysa Myers from ESET to discuss some security trends and tips for college IT officials on how they can secure their networks and student devices from data...


Tech-savvy students, their demands and how IT protects them

Today's college students are arriving on campus with more than just a computer to connect. We chat with the IT team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on how they handle connecting a student's computer, tablet, smartphone, smart TV,...


Universities scramble to prep tech for fall

Summer living isn't easy for higher-ed IT teams. Here, senior tech executives from Worcester Polytechnic Institute detail the different projects and constituencies they serve during the summer break before fall classes begin.


So, you want a Masters Degree in cybersecurity?

University and College Masters Degree programs in cybersecurity

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10 best practices to protect student records

Protecting student informationImage by ThinkstockLaw firm Nelson Mullins (with the help of the firm's lawyer David Katz) and partner EducationCounsel LLC released a report last month that indicated what the best practices are for...

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How higher education deals with security threats

A culture of openness, two-factor authentication and incident response plans are some ways colleges and universities are dealing with security threats.

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