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Wolcott, Conn., school district hit by second ransomware attack

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Before the district could decide to pay the first ransom from an attack in June, administrators discovered a second attack earlier this month.

Ransomware shuts down classes, childcare centers in Flagstaff, Arizona

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The district says it was forced to unplug and shut down classes, childcare centers, district preschools and an after-school program.

Buffalo schools build Wi-Fi network targeting 'homework gap'

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The new wireless is network is expected to reach the homes of approximately 5,500 students, providing new educational opportunities after school.

Why teachers are essential to building a secure 'internet of things'

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Even digital natives need help understanding the security and privacy implications of their devices, Cisco's Edna Conway told a conference audience.

Pearson hack exposes student data connected to 13,000 accounts

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

What is CoSN's 'new network design' for schools?

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Because there's never a good time for the network to go down, experts recommend K-12 districts heed these six key elements of network design.

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

Education Dept. pleads FCC not to repurpose wireless broadband service

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The department wrote the commission a letter asking it to maintain the Educational Broadband Service's "educational nature."

How to plan for your edtech's total costs

by Stacey Pusey • 4 months ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey outlines the many ways that investing in technology is not a one-time purchase.

Using 'USB Killer,' former student fries $58,000 in college computer equipment

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

An alumnus of The College of St. Rose destroyed 66 computers, monitors and digital podiums using a device he bought online.

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