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Gear, gadgets, and must-have info for tech-savvy students and the technologists who serve them

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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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76% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp

50% 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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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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8% to 20% off Multiple Fitbit Tracker Models - Deal Alert

Fitbit trackers come in various models fitting each individuals fitness needs. Discounts are now being offered for many of these models.

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60% off RAVPower Portable Multi-Functional Power Bank with 9000mAh Built-in Apple Lightning Connector and AC Plug - Deal Alert

This 9000mAh portable charger has a built built-in Apple Lightning Connector so you don't need to bring an extra cable to charge your Apple Device.

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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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