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2020…So Far

The difference in publicly-disclosed K-12 cybersecurity incidents before and after the widespread shift to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic is like night and day.

Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

To better understand the cybersecurity challenges facing schools, Education Week talked with school leaders in Arizona, Connecticut, Montana, and Texas about the cybersecurity incidents they faced, and how they responded. They found that the country’s K-12 information-technology leaders are likely underestimating the dangers they face and that many are failing to take even basic steps to secure their networks and data.