The Federal Trade Commission said companies that collect or share student information without permission for marketing purposes or beyond reasonable necessity could face civil penalties, among other stipulations.
Organizations — federal and otherwise — that have certain VMware products connected to the Internet should act as if they’ve been compromised, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said in a May 18 alert.
The acquisition, financed by the private equity firm that owns CivicPlus, will add three pieces of software revolving around compliance in the government interaction space to a rapidly diversifying technology portfolio.
The “urban intelligence” software and mapping company helps public agencies prioritize climate resilience projects, among other tasks. The fresh capital will go toward tools addressing climate vulnerability.
The donation from New Haven professor Alice Fischer and her husband Michael, a Yale professor, will go toward recruiting and retaining new faculty to teach core computer science skills and advocate for the field.