Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson targets computer science education as new NGA chair
As the new chair of the National Governors Association, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he intends to use his home state as an example of computer science education expansion.
The 'ChaChi' trojan is helping a ransomware gang target schools
Research from BlackBerry aims to help K-12 schools and universities identify a trojan horse virus that's being used by operators of the PYSA ransomware.
Schools can use pandemic relief on cyber, senators remind Education Dept.
The department has not done enough to tell K-12 schools they can use their COVID-19 relief on cybersecurity, Sens. Mark Warner and Susan Collins wrote in letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.
IBM names recipients of K-12 cybersecurity grants
Six school districts around the country will receive $500,000 in services from the computing giant to help defend themselves against threats like ransomware.
State funding to aid Alabama schools in ways federal relief can't
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey approved a $282 million appropriation for schools and universities from the state's Advancement and Technology Fund.
Public sector tech leader Steve Harris heads to Ellucian after 23 years at Dell
After more than 20 years at Dell Technologies, Steve Harris will join Ellucian's executive leadership team to lead its revenue generation operations.
Lawmakers ask Cardona to address K-12 cybersecurity threats
Reps. Jim Langevin and Doris Matsui said Education Secretary Miguel Cardona should make clear to schools they can use stimulus funds on cybersecurity purchases.
VR helps Texas students prepare career paths early
VR simulations dramatically improved students' self-reported confidence with their career options after high school.
The importance of deploying next-gen security in K-12
The former CIO of Minneapolis Public Schools talks about the need to invest in modernized solutions to deliver ‘security without compromise.’
McAfee finds vulnerabilities in popular virtual learning software Netop Vision Pro
Flaws in a popular classroom management platform could allow malicious actors to pose as teachers and trick students into opening malware, according to McAfee.