Augusta, Ga., colleges join forces on cybersecurity degrees
The leaders of Augusta University and Augusta Technical College announced a new partnership to develop students pursuing IT security degrees.
Officials tell schools not to pay ransomware demands. Parents disagree, survey finds
A survey from the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found that 72% of parents of school-aged kids would support schools paying to avoid the leaks of stolen data.
Senate approves bill for DHS review of K-12 cybersecurity
Lawmakers passed another bill they say is aimed at tamping down the threat of ransomware attacks against schools.
Texas school district paid $547K ransomware demand
"There was no other choice," officials from the Judson Independent School District in Bexar County, Texas, said about their decision to pay off their hackers.
Cyber incidents against K-12 schools expected to rise by 86%
While threats against school districts continue, thousands have joined the MS-ISAC to get intelligence and security services.