Security & Privacy


Florida School Secures Campus with COPsync911

The Texas-based company allows faculty and staff to immediately and silently alert law enforcement whenever threatening situations arise.

Chromebook Bundle Handles Web Filtering and Class Controls

Educators overseeing Chromebook programs have a new tool to help them manage those devices.

Safe Kids Gateway Streamlines Employee and Volunteer Clearance Process

The latest software from SRC Solutions digitizes employee and volunteer safety checks and automatically notifies schools when clearances are not met.

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.

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