School districts have their own distinct challenges as they strive to protect themselves against digital threats. It only makes sense that they have an ISAC of their own. Now they do.
According to data assembled by the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, no state has experienced a greater number of publicly disclosed school cybersecurity incidents in recent years than Texas.
The nature of this specific big dollar phishing attack ‘has been repeated at school districts across the country and has been ongoing for years.’
The K-12 Cyber Incident Map makes Audrey Watter’s list of the “100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade,” albeit not because the Map itself is a bad idea.
From phishing to ransomware, K–12 IT leaders have plenty to worry about. Luckily, there are best practices that can help IT leaders get a good night’s sleep.
Relying solely on ad hoc efforts to manage school cybersecurity risk is like playing football without a helmet.
An overwhelming majority—71 percent—of district administrators are concerned about the security of their network against malicious attacks.