Security & Privacy


MOREnet and Gaggle Partner to Protect Missouri Students Online

An extended agreement between MOREnet and Gaggle provides K­–12 schools with a consortium discount on Gaggle’s student safety solution.

Virtual Schools Market Expected to Grow 29% Through 2019

The American virtual schools market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 29.02 percent through 2019, according to a new report conducted by London-based research firm Technavio.

RapidIdentify Software Gets OneRoster Certification

Identity Automation's RapidIdentify software — intended to make access and account management for school districts and other large organizations with complicated IT infrastructures easier — has been certified by the IMS Global Learning Consortium for its OneRoster standard.

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.

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