Tags Consortium for School Networking

Senate bill would order DHS to review K-12 cybersecurity

by Benjamin Freed • 2 years ago

New legislation would direct DHS to review of K-12 cybersecurity risks and implement guidelines to defend against threats like ransomware.

FCC's E-Rate updates don't look to the future, education leaders say

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Updates to E-Rate are expected to benefit small and rural schools, but districts won't get any extra help when it comes to cybersecurity.

Four cybersecurity pointers for safer school networks

by Stacey Pusey • 2 years ago

Commentary: Consistent education and filtering data are among the ways they can become safer, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.

CoSN releases interoperability toolkit for K-12 districts

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

The bundle of tools contains a self-assessment quiz, cost calculator and aids for communicating with non-technical administrators.

Educators ask FCC to subsidize cybersecurity costs

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

The E-Rate program helps schools provide internet access, but education stakeholders say cybersecurity services should also be included.

Educators like the FCC's new rural broadband fund proposal

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

If created, the commission would funnel $20.4 million in subsidies to broadband infrastructure projects in underserved rural areas.

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

by Stacey Pusey • 3 years 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.

For student privacy, this Austin-area district is one of the best

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

The Leander Independent School District has become just one of a few school systems to earn the Trusted Learning Environment Seal from CoSN.

'Tech for Rural Districts' brings new resources to remote schools

by Katya Schwenk • 3 years ago

"Like a focus group on steroids," a new initiative created by two education groups will provide online resources for remote communities.