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North Dakota passes landmark privacy policy protecting higher-ed student data

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The policy creates new privacy guidelines and prohibits the state's 11 public colleges from selling or releasing any student’s information for advertising purposes.

Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

After delays caused by privacy concerns, Lockport City School District has begun using facial recognition to detect threats to student safety.

Google wants to spread positivity online, stop cyberbullying

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

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

How your SIS can help keep students safe

by Jacque Deckard • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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

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