Colin Wood

Higher Education

FTC's 'Safeguards Rule' cybersecurity proposal may burden higher ed

by Colin Wood • 11 hours ago

Higher education institutions have until Aug. 2 to comment on rule changes that would rapidly require extensive new cybersecurity programs.


Google's 'App Hub' for educators curates quality tools, lesson ideas

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

A new portal for K-12 educators and administrators is designed to make it easier to find engaging tools that meet the most current privacy standards.

Higher Education

Duke researcher apologizes for exposing student images to Chinese military

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

A database containing images of 2,000 students has now been used by organizations around the world, including two Chinese military research academies.


Education Dept. pleads FCC not to repurpose wireless broadband service

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

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


New York school district pauses on facial recognition system

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Just days after installation, a facial recognition system at Lockport City School District is offline as the state reviews district privacy policies.


CoSN releases cost calculators for K-12 interoperability projects

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The Consortium for School Networking says the new tools will help education IT leaders uncover hidden costs as they connect their digital tools.