When building confidentiality, integrity, and availability (the CIA Triad), districts can’t overlook security
New student privacy research shows that school social media accounts have posted millions of photos of students and other identifiable information, which might be dangerous
Data privacy is a priority at Fayette County Schools. Jim Farmer, the chief technology officer, discusses how the district made that happen.
Lessons learned after a district fell victim to a ransomware attack, from Brad Stewart the chief technology officer at Lufkin ISD
Teaching educators the basics of cybersecurity and fostering good digital citizenship can help keep your school network secure
Experienced education IT professionals share tips on safe and equitable technology use for students and staff.
John Harrington of Funds For Learning says districts should be permitted to apply E-rate funding to cybersecurity but that proposed changes to the discount’s competitive bidding process are not necessary.
By removing social security numbers from student data, Greeneville City School District has increased security by making itself less of a target
School cyberattacks are increasing, particularly ransomware attacks. The FBI has advice for keeping your school safe.
School districts face enormous challenges in protecting student data -- and students themselves -- while also fending off hackers and attackers
A systemic approach to student data security and privacy should include threat and risk assessment, regular training, and multiple response measures
The FBI recently warned that cyber attacks of schools are on the rise but an IBM survey suggests many schools are not taking the threat seriously enough
Cybersecurity during COVID-19 has been a priority for higher ed institutions as attacks have increased
Ironically, teaching tech through tech is a challenge, but Champlain College Online is cracking the code
Student data privacy policies implementation needs to be hard-wired for governance, discipline, purchasing, and communications processes —CoSN