Security & Privacy


PublicSchoolWORKS Enhances Progress Monitoring and Data Analytics for Staff Training System

PublicSchoolWORKS is enhancing its Staff Training System, a tool for tracking staff and teacher training for school safety that’s part of the EmployeeSafe Suite.

Nonprofit Examines Privacy Impact of School Safety Tech

Privacy-focused nonprofit Future of Privacy Forum has taken to video to help schools and families understand the potential impact of monitoring tools districts might deploy in the name of safety.

Report: Blunders Still Dog Education Security

People in education are more likely to click on phishing e-mails than any other major segment, according to the latest Verizon data breach report.

Aldine ISD Invests in IoT for School Safety

Aldine Independent School District is piloting the use of IoT lighting and alarm buttons connected to sensors to improve school safety and communications with first responders.

How Education Tackles Cybersecurity

A new report finds attackers are drawn to the education sector owing to the wealth of personally identifiable information on students, faculty and organizations associated with universities and schools.

Helping Parents Learn Tech Too

Every month this 1-to-1 district in Texas hosts parents in a "technology academy" to help them understand the digital world their students inhabit.

The 3 Key Challenges Impeding K–12 Technology Implementation

The major challenges facing technology adoption in education haven’t changed much over the years. But the priorities of school and district technology leaders have.

Pearson VUE Tightens ID Verification in Online Testing

Computer-based testing center company Pearson VUE will be embedding new identity verification into its remote testing service.

Blockchain Deployment Checklist

When it comes to using blockchain technology, there are several use cases across all sectors that institutions are interested in. However, some considerations need to be taken into account before jumping into the technology in full force.

Cryptojacking Targets Education

Malicious cryptomining or cryptojacking, as it's called, describes the theft of computer processing resources — electricity, cloud services and other digital assets — that are then exploited to do cryptocurrency mining without the owner's permission or knowledge.

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