Since 2013, lawmakers in 49 states have introduced 503 bills, and 41 states have passed 94 laws regarding education data privacy and security, according to the latest accounting by the Data Quality Campaign.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The number of lost, stolen or compromised records is up 164 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the last half of 2016, according to a new report. The number of breaches in the education sector more than doubled in the same period, jumping 103 percent, according to the report.
Users today are more likely to recognize a phishing attack than they were a year ago, according to data from Wombat Security Technologies.
The educational cooperative of technology leaders at K–12 schools is focused on interoperability, security and other pressing tech issues.
Nearly four in five, 77 percent, of education institutions are unprepared for IT risks, according to a new survey.
In an effort to keep student athletes safe, PublicSchoolWORKS has released a suite of concussion-related safety trainings for coaches, educators, nurses or other staff clinicians at schools.
These are attractive targets because 3D-printed objects and parts are used in critical infrastructures around the world, such as healthcare, transportation, robotics, aviation and space, according to new research from the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology who have found three way to detect cyberattacks on 3D printers.
Global spending on information security is expected to hit $86.4 billion in 2017, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.
Blockchain records and keeps information safe by creating a decentralized record of data that can be confirmed and validated without relying on a single authority.
Last year was the first year ransomware was a multi-million-dollar industry, according to the researchers, and it wasn't necessarily the most well known ransomware that accounted for that growth.