Security & Privacy


School Districts Protect Networks with New Appliances

Two school systems have gone public with their use of firewall appliances to implement content filtering software and wireless access points.

Researchers: Forget Internet Abstinence; Teens Need some Online Risk

If adults want to help teenagers learn how to handle the big risks of Internet usage, the best thing we can do is let them get used to handling smaller risky online situations. That's the conclusion from a Pennsylvania State University research project that examined adolescent online safety.

The Shocking Data Security Gap in Computer Science Education

Giving students and early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram.

Seal of Privacy: Building a 'Trusted Learning Environment'

While the e-learning shift in education holds the promise to accelerate student success, school system leaders are faced with increased responsibility. Chief among those challenges: managing student data and security — and doing so with limited time and resources.

Campus Safety: Crime and Bullying Plummet as Incarcerations of Youth Drop in Half

Reports of bullying in American schools have dropped nearly in half from the turn of the century. Overall, violent victimizations were down even more substantially — 82 percent from 1992 to 2014, according to a report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Education Platform Addresses Data Privacy

A new education platform for K-12 pulls together multiple programs to ensure student data security and privacy.

Eastland ISD Adopts Security Communications Platform

The Eastland Independent School District has adopted a new communication tool designed to improve district security.

Sacramento County District Takes School Safety Training Online

The San Juan Unified School District has already given two mandated courses on sexual harassment and child abuse reporting online to its 5,000 employees.

Evaluating the Privacy and Security of Ed Tech

When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.

Private School Chooses Remote Guarding

A private school in Los Angeles has contracted with a security service that does its guarding remotely.

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