Separate surveys of district-level technology directors show that technology budgetshaven’t changed significantly in recent years, except in the area of tech support, wherecosts rose from 14 percent of the budget in 2002 to 28 percent in 2006.
2002 & 2006 IT BUDGETS: A BREAKDOWN(Percentages may add up to 100 due to rounding.)
—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection)and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group).
Read about the full report, "America’s Digital Schools 2006: A Five-Year Forecast," at here.
This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2007 issue of THE Journal.
With the sudden increase of the virtual campus, the number of vulnerable endpoints has expanded exponentially. This new normal calls for security resilience--the ability to protect the integrity of every aspect of the system and withstand unpredictable threats or changes, and then emerge stronger. Districts must embrace multi-layered endpoint security solutions and the latest technologies, such as unified platforms and extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities, in order to protect their networks.