As quoted in:
Barth, Bradley. “New ISAC for K-12 school districts fills a key cyber intelligence gap.” SC Magazine. 17 December 2020.
“There are a lot of school districts. The notion that each is going to be able to hire their own CISO and security team, and have the training and time to do the monitoring and proactive work they should be doing is hard to foresee. So [we want to] offload some of that burden to them, and then to filter out a lot of the noise to really help them prioritize in very basic ways what are the three things they have to do this week to better protect themselves, and just help them up the maturity curve.”
Be sure to read the full article (note: registration wall) for more context on K12 SIX – a new non-profit information sharing community dedicated solely to the K-12 education sector – from myself and Global Resilience Federation President Mark Orsi. Bonus quotes from K12 SIX members from Portland (OR) Public Schools and Hortonville Area (WI) School District.