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EdTech

Understanding the Student Privacy Problem

The breach of a student’s data privacy is not a recent concern, but one that is only now starting to gain attention due to the consequences of a public lack of concern. It is time to understand this issue, and treat it

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Oct 10 2019
EdTech

Six Guides for Teaching Kids How to be Safer- Digital Citizens

Leverage these interactive teaching resources in the classroom to empower kids in online etiquette and security concepts as early as their introduction to digital devices. After all, physical security isn’t the only concern anymore, and caring for a kid’s safety in this new online front is a must to avoid threats such as phishing, privacy exposure, and scams.

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Sep 24 2019
Cyber Security
EdTech

Why Cybersecurity Risks in K-12 Schools Are Rising

It’s clear that schools need stronger cybersecurity at this time. This should include countermeasures like effective access controls for the network, especially for the “privileged” administrative back end of school databases and email systems.

by Hugh Taylor

posted Aug 12 2019
EdTech

The Security Challenges of K-12 IT Directors

Schools inside the K-12 spectrum have become a frequent target for cyber threats that seek to hold both data, and infrastructure, hostage. Learn the challenges IT directors face, and what concerns them the most regarding the implementation of security against data breaches, ransomware, and other attacks.

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Aug 01 2019
EdTech

The Student Awareness Kit: Making Students More Security Savvy

In an effort to help our partnered schools spread digital awareness, we have created our first Poster Kit! It is crucial that, as students move through the education system, they are provided with the basics skills to identify common threats, avoid malicious sites, and protect their identity online.

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Jul 09 2019
EdTech

Three Laws That Protect Students’ Online Data and Privacy

Controlling the privacy of students was a matter of locking records up back then. Now, in the digital classroom era, the risk of leaks increased, and the unwanted collection of data through unregulated online platforms and software caused the need for smarter privacy laws.

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Jun 25 2019
EdTech

The Continuous Evolution of Student Privacy Laws

Learn how the work of third-party vendors who farm student data affected student privacy protection laws, and why EdTech should always be privacy-first.

by Nicolas Poggi

posted Sep 06 2018