The K-12 Cyber Incident Map
Incidents Since 2016
The K-12 Cyber Incident Map is a visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents reported about U.S. K-12 public schools and districts from 2016 to the present.** ‘Cyber’ incidents include:
- unauthorized disclosures, breaches or hacks resulting in the disclosure of personal data (purple pins);
- ransomware attacks (yellow pins);
- phishing attacks resulting in the disclosure of personal data (blue pins);
- denial-of-service attacks (green pins); and
- other cyber incidents resulting in school disruptions and unauthorized disclosures (red pins).
Note: The K-12 Cyber Incident Map is interactive. (Learn more about the new features of the Map here.)
**Map last updated: February 11, 2021
Maintained in partnership with K12 SIX as a service to the K-12 community.
- A video playlist of TV news reports about select incidents reported on the K-12 Cyber Incident Map can be found here.
- A curated list of K-12 specific cybersecurity resources and reports.
- A current list of districts that have experienced more than one cyber incident since 2016 can be found here.
- A look-up tool to query the K-12 Cyber Incident Map database to check if a specific district can be found on the Map.
- A free, private district cybersecurity self-assessment.