The WSJ’s Tawnell Hobbs has been writing about the issue of K-12 ransomware. This podcast focuses on the harrowing experience of a Texas school district featured in one of her recent stories.
CYBR: Public schools are being targeted by Cybercriminals
Listen in as the CYBR podcast speaks with Eric Lankford and Doug Levin about the launch of a new cyber threat intelligence and best practices community for schools, K12 SIX.
GAO: Recent K-12 Data Breaches Show That Students Are Vulnerable to Harm
An important new report on the prevalence and impact of K-12 student data breaches, based on K-12 Cyber Incident Map data.
Talk Out of School: Student Privacy, Data Breaches, and More
Listen in as WBAI’s ‘Talk Out of School’ radio show turns its attention to school cybersecurity and privacy issues in NY and beyond.
The Public Disclosure Conundrum
School districts may not have to disclose cybersecurity incidents to families or employees. Yet, opting for secrecy comes with even bigger problems.
Introducing the K-12 Cybersecurity Self-Assessment
The K-12 Cybersecurity Self-Assessment is free 20-minute, 50-question assessment intended to help IT leaders to identify and prioritize school district cybersecurity controls.
Working Together to Stay Cyber-Secure During a Pandemic
COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of continuity in education. But with increasing reliance on remote learning due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, school districts are even more vulnerable to cyberattack.
Time for Congress to Amend CIPA, Boost Cybersecurity Education
What could the federal government do to stoke demand for cybersecurity awareness programs in schools?
FBI Warns Schools on Ransomware, RDP Vulnerabilities
According to news reports from Politico and ZDNet, the FBI has issued a warning about ransomware attacks targeting school districts.
CISA: Secure Video Conferencing for Schools
The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released new guidance for school audiences on the subject of how to securely implement online videoconferencing.