Tags privacy

Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media

by Betsy Foresman • 3 hours ago

Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.

How to discuss student data privacy in your school and community

by Stacey Pusey • 2 weeks ago

Commentary: communicating data privacy requirements and ramifications can be challenge for school leaders, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey.

Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Education partnerships centering on online safety, etiquette and security are aimed at teaching kids to "be internet awesome" this month.

Fingerprint scanner debuts at Virginia Tech dining hall

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The optional biometrics program allows students to keep their ID cards in their pockets as they wave their way into the building.

Florida 'student safety' database fell short, commission says

by Katya Schwenk • 3 months ago

Some officials say it adds little new functionality for law enforcement, while others claim the governor's request was "impossible" from the start.

Florida launches school safety database despite privacy concerns

by Katya Schwenk • 3 months ago

Civil rights groups called for the project to undergo further scrutiny before launch, but Gov. Ron DeSantis says it's essential for student safety.

Pearson hack exposes student data connected to 13,000 accounts

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

Why every university needs an insider threat program

by Joanna Grama • 4 months ago

Commentary: Most higher education institutions hold sensitive data, but don't have insider threat programs. Joanna Lyn Grama says they should.

Student, family data exposed in Oregon State cyberattack

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

OSU officials say the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members was exposed to hackers engineering a phishing attack.