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Security Spotlight

  • Disaster Recovery ROI Minus the Disaster

    The Florida Department of Education revamped its disaster recovery strategy to strengthen it and save money. But now the department is enjoying a side benefit beyond cost savings. Even if a disaster never happens, applications can be failed over for maintenance, and users can revive a file they've lost.More

School Security News & Issues

  • New York District Faces $500,000 Loss in Cyber Bank Theft

    A school district in New York apparently has been the victim of cyber fraud totaling nearly $3 million. The Duanesburg Central School District in Schenectady County is working closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York State Police Cyber Crime and Critical Infrastructure Unit to investigate unauthorized electronic transfers of school district funds from its NBT Bank account.More
  • Oregon District Network Hit by Hackers

    Employees and vendors are on alert since a district in Oregon reported that its network may have been breached by hackers. Eugene School District in Oregon recently communicated with current and former members of its staff whose personal information may have been accessed from the district network in a hacker attack.More
  • Miami-Dade District Offers Identity Theft Protection Service as Benefit

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), one of the largest districts in the country, will be offering a new identity theft protection service as an employee benefit.More
  • AFZ: Guide from SpectorSoft Creates Acronym-Free Zone

    Chat and Web monitoring doesn't do much good if the Web administrator, parent, or teacher can't interpret the meaning of acronyms used commonly by students, such as "CUNS" or "CUL8R."More
  • Long Island District Installs Network Surveillance Cameras

    Connetquot Central School District in Islip, NY has deployed video cameras from Axis Communications throughout its facilities. The district encompasses 11 schools within a 15-mile radius consisting of seven elementary schools, one alternative preschool, two middle schools, and a high school.More
  • netTrekker Publishes H1N1 Kit To Help Teachers Continue Teaching

    netTrekker, which sells an educational online search tool with 300,000 digital resources that align with state educational standards, has created an H1N1 Absence Survival Kit.More
  • UK Company Releases School Notification Service

    UK-based Call-Systems Technology has launched a new Web service to notify parents and guardians in the event of a school emergency.More