Students, and security threats, head to stanford

Friday, 12 August 2005, 7:41 PM EST

As students prepare to return to school, IT departments at colleges and universities across the country are preparing for a new wave of worms, viruses, and other security problems that will hit their networks the minute students plug in their computers. Stanford University is deploying new security technology and tactics to protect its systems from internal threats and external ones, such as hackers trying to steal student or faculty identities.

By Martin J. Garvey at InformationWeek.

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