The Shared Security Podcast explores “the trust you put in people, apps and technology.” Hosted by Tom Eston and Scott Wright, two cybersecurity professionals, their latest ‘weekly blaze’ episode focuses in on the state of K-12 cybersecurity and offers useful guidance to parents seeking to assess (and help!) their children’s school district to shore up baseline cybersecurity practices. It’s worth the listen!
The Shared Security Weekly Blaze: Back to School Cybersecurity
- FBI, This Week: Education Technologies Could Pose Risks to Students — The FBI has released a podcast for parents on the privacy and security risks of educational [...]
- The Complicated Story of a Student Hacker — The complicated case of 'Finn,' a student who hacked his school's server, website, and social media [...]
- Schools Prove Soft Targets for Hackers — Like big businesses, schools gather a lot of data. Unlike big businesses, they don't have many IT and security resources to protect that information. Schools collect names and birth dates, social security numbers, discipline records and health records. With this data, thieves can create fake online identities, or sell the students' information and [...]
- Ransomware Attack Leads to Student Data Breach in Texas Districts — As schools become more connected, the risks of hacking and data theft continue to [...]
- Protecting Your Childrens’ Privacy against Google, Facebook…and their Schools — An insightful look into how knowledgeable parents who either need or desire to maintain privacy for their families navigate public schools embrace of Google's Chromebook ecosystem and the embedded nature of technology in many families' lives. [...]