Tags privacy & security

Data privacy is everyone's responsibility, say education leaders

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Privacy regulations only go so far to protect data, so institutions need to make it a priority, educators said at Educause's annual conference.

Wary of gun violence, Pennsylvania equips school districts with anonymous-tip app

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The app allows students, teachers and parents to report suspicious or potentially violent activity to a new call center in the AG's office.

Registrars need outside help in protecting student data from cyberthreats, report says

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Communicating with IT administrators is crucial, according to a new white paper from EDUCAUSE, the National Student Clearinghouse and REN-ISAC.

Let’s get together: How a CISO-CBO partnership can reduce information security risk

by Joanna Grama • 1 year ago

CISOs and CBOs should forge their appreciation for risk, compliance, and resource management into stronger efforts to secure institutional resources.

To warn of online dangers, New York launches K-12 poster competition

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

The state technology office's enterprise security division says maybe no one can speak better to those at risk than the students themselves.

Edtech poses privacy and safety risks for students, FBI warns

by Jared Beinart • 1 year ago

The law enforcement agency is encouraging parents and families to research cyberthreats and the laws governing student privacy rights.

Ransomware knocks school district in Key West, Florida, offline for the week

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Intermittent service outages since the attack was detected last Sunday have had minimal impact thanks to data backups, administrators say.

Initiative combatting privacy abuse and tech overuse urges students to take control

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Seton Hall University has launched a new program for middle school students and their parents to learn good online habits.

Miami Dade College opens new cybersecurity center

by Mark Satter • 1 year ago

The rollout of cybersecurity programs in South Florida continues.