Coming to Orlando, FL, Nov. 7-9, 2023, the new conference from Campus Technology and THE Journal will focus on cybersecurity and data practices across K–20 education.
Security solutions and products company Allegion US has integrated the BadgePass One platform with Schlage Intelligent Locks and Readers.
Clever’s new report, “Cybersecure 2023: The State of Data Security and Privacy in K–12 Schools,” shares results from its survey of nearly 4,000 U.S. school administrators and educators, revealing that teachers underestimate cyber risks when compared to administrators and overestimate the potential vulnerabilities posed by students and staff.
During the final weeks of 2022, THE Journal asked scores of ed tech leaders about their wishes and worries for 2023. Cybersecurity and teacher resources were the most common topics addressed in the responses — many of which include specific ideas for new policies and practices for K–12 education in the United States.
Motorola Solutions has acquired Rave Mobile Safety, a provider of mass notification and incident management that serves about 10,000 schools and universities, local government agencies, and healthcare facilities across the United States.
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau announced Wednesday that it is considering expanding the E-Rate eligible services list to include “advanced or next-generation firewalls and services, as well as other network security services,” and is seeking public comment from stakeholders now through Feb. 13, 2023, with reply comments accepted through March 30, 2023.
Ransomware is the most significant information security threat in the education sector, and K–12 schools and colleges and universities are both targets.
In a new K–12 ed tech safety benchmark report, “School Mobile Apps Student Data Sharing Behavior,” Internet Safety Labs finds that 96% of all apps used in schools share children’s personal information with third parties without the knowledge or consent of the users or the schools.
ENA by Zayo, a technology infrastructure provider previously known as as Education Networks of America until Zayo acquired it earlier this year, has launched a new suite of vendor-neutral IT consulting services for K–12 schools dubbed ENA Ally.
The Texas Department of Information Resources, in its newly released Biennial Performance Report, has asked the state legislature to require Texas school districts to report cybersecurity incidents to its office within a minimum reporting timeframe.
Zero Trust acknowledges there is no longer a traditional network perimeter to be defended, because applications now exist in the cloud and users can log into the network from any location.