This summer, data on American campuses was under attack, with some schools like the University of Wisconsin reporting 100,000 cyber-attacks from Chinese IP addresses every day.

[caption id="attachment_54398" align="alignleft" width="192"]data-security-cloud CrashPlan backs up university's data by encrypting it and storing it in the cloud.[/caption]

At the same time, more than half of universities still transmit various kinds of sensitive data over unencrypted channels, according to a recent survey conducted by HALOCK Security Labs.

The not-for-profit consortium Internet2 is helping its 250 member institution members tackle the problem...

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