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June 9, 2011 | Jarret Cummings
Last Friday, U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chair of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, introduced a bill, H.R. 2117, that would repeal the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) regulations establishing a federal definition of the credit hour and imposing...
June 8, 2011 | Rodney J. Petersen
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force announced today the release of its report "Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy."
June 8, 2011 | Rodney J. Petersen
The U.S. Department of Commerce and National Institute for Standards in Technology (NIST) have issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) regarding Models for a Governance Structure for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
June 7, 2011 | Joan Cheverie
In a 7-2 decision issued June 6th, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that neither institutions that receive federal research grants nor the government itself have an automatic right to patents or inventions that may result from federally funded research.  In the case, Board of Trustees of the...
June 3, 2011 | Peggy Kurkowski
The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), hosted by EDUCAUSE and Internet2, CyberWatch, and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), has announced nine winners of an information security awareness poster and video contest as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of...