Privacy Concerns Dominate 2017 Student Data Legislation
Since 2013, lawmakers in 49 states have introduced 503 bills, and 41 states have passed 94 laws regarding education data privacy and security, according to the latest accounting by the Data Quality Campaign.
Education Data Breaches Double in First Half of 2017
The number of lost, stolen or compromised records is up 164 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the last half of 2016, according to a new report. The number of breaches in the education sector more than doubled in the same period, jumping 103 percent, according to the report.
End Users Getting Better at Identifying Phishing Attacks
Users today are more likely to recognize a phishing attack than they were a year ago, according to data from Wombat Security Technologies.