Tag: security


High-profile security incidents drive creation of state school safety centers

April 21, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

State school safety centers have emerged over the past two decades as a solution for helping states provide security training, technical assistance and resources to schools. To better understand these centers’ challenges, accomplishments and services offered, WestEd’s Justice & Prevention […]


5 Strategies for Balancing Security, Acquisition, and Support Costs Without Sacrificing CX

October 11, 2022

Via: Joseph Saunders

Since its inception, the global pandemic has continued to have a long-lasting impact on how we buy, work, and also how our businesses operate.  As such, user behaviour has naturally evolved, leading to developments in customer experience (CX) to meet […]


How to increase security for hybrid education networks

September 26, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Well before 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic taking hold, connectivity played an important role in university life. Universities are hotbeds for ideas and innovation—and also have a nearly insatiable need for connectivity. In recent years, however, connectivity shifted from a […]

Education Tech

How to block school security threats now–and in the future

June 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The typical K-12 school system has the same basic security needs as any modern university campus: centralized management and control of security systems and procedures, and a strategy for staying ahead of threats while protecting earlier investments. In both cases, […]

Education Tech

5 Security Myths About Google Workspace for Education

May 26, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

The education sector has been among the hardest hit when it comes to security breaches over the past two years, with 64 percent of higher education institutions experiencing some type of ransomware attack in 2021, according to Sophos. Universities need […]


How a risk assessment helps your campus safety efforts

June 16, 2021

Via: eCampus News

In April 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report about its work at George Mason University, a public research university near Fairfax City, VA. According to the report, in August 2020 the DHS worked with about […]


Florida passes law allowing armed public school teachers

May 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The number of school shootings in recent years has brought school security issues to the forefront of the minds of educators and policymakers. School leaders have explored and implemented several preventative measures, including increased security — installing buzzer systems, surveillance […]


Edtech’s Blurred Lines Between Security, Surveillance and Privacy

March 5, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

A study by Northeastern University researchers suggests that schools are safer than they were in the 1990’s. But headlines about cyberbullying and school shootings have communities understandably on edge. One in 3 parents surveyed in a 2018 PDK Poll say […]


Protecting Your Campus Network: Is it Even Possible?

October 22, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Let’s face it: these days, if your students don’t have internet access, you might as well close shop. With the technologies you have at your disposal, that’s not really a problem – until you realize that each network comes with […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed stepping in to fill cybersecurity gaps

May 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

In recent weeks, a pervasive ransomware attack affected systems throughout the world, causing chaos in National Health System hospitals in Great Britain and continuing to cripple hundreds of thousands of computers. The increase in cyberattacks has led to an increase […]


Protecting students and staff from themselves on social media

March 18, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Many cyber security experts recommend schools and districts take an engaged, proactive and aggressive approach to IT, in order to prevent mishaps like mismanagement, misconduct and tech device theft. But an aggressive approach to online student behavior can also be […]