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How your SIS can help keep students safe

by Jacque Deckard • 3 months ago

Commentary: Data management coordinator Jacque Deckard says common software already in use in K-12 districts can mitigate threats against students.

How Houston ISD's technology director manages edtech for 29,000 employees

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The app marketplace is too vast for teachers to sort out alone, said Kristy Sailors, but her district has a few tricks to ensure its apps are safe.

Facial surveillance, other school security upgrades raise eyebrows in New York

by Corinne Lestch • 8 months ago

Districts across the state are funding new security upgrades in response to recent shootings, but critics say some schools are going too far.

Data dominates in EDUCAUSE's top IT issues for 2019

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

Items from last year's list were dropped to make room for more facets of higher education's 'data journey.'

Anonymous tip apps aim to help students stay safe

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The makers of Say Something and similar digital tools say they empower students and staff to take action in making their schools more secure.

Effort to streamline and share IT security reviews gains traction in higher ed

by Patience Wait • 1 year ago

HECVAT is less popular with vendors than it is with college and universities, but the vendors are coming around, Baylor CISO says.

Four-month-old Woz U launches cybersecurity education program

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

It's the third set of courses for the new digital learning platform, joining existing programs on data science and software development.

People, plans and passwords: School IT managers outline best cybersecurity practices

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

A CoSN webinar brought IT and edtech professionals together to share security strategies.

Google and Coursera team up to train IT professionals

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

After taking the Google-developed crash course, students will be prepared for entry-level IT jobs, the company said.