When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students

Editor’s note: The following is a discussion between Data & Society Research Institute researchers Monica Bulger and Mikaela Pitcan and Jade Davis, associate director of Digital […]

Does GDPR do enough to police AI?

Algorithms are increasingly powerful, and researchers have recently been grappling with how they can operate ethically, and effectively, in society. The broad consensus to date […]

Learning Seat Elearning Updates – February 2017

This month we’re excited to be launching new elearning courses, our updatedCompliance Essentials New Zealand suite, and more! Get excited – we have launched brand new […]

Safely Guiding Students on Learning Journey

I remember the first year I started teaching. It was exhilarating and confusing and led me to a mini-existential crisis of sorts that I imagine […]

Phishing Scam Targets School Employees' Information

The IRS is warning school districts to watch out for official-looking emails that ask for copies of employees' W-2 forms.

New Autopsy of inBloom Re-ignites Old Debates About Sharing Student Data

Three years after inBloom's demise, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong - and how to address persistent data-sharing […]

How does GDPR impact the healthcare sector?

Data protection regulations define how an individual’s personal information can be used by organisations, businesses, or the government. The misuse of an individual’s healthcare data […]

SID2017: Safer Internet Day 2017-Participation

. Image credit: http://www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/Welcome.html . Safer Internet Day 2017 – Save the date!. Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year […]

Wearables and Privacy: Do We Really Care about our Data?

Digital Bodies: Do you think Wearables are changing our concerns about sharing location and personal data? I’ve been wrestling with the Wearables and Privacy issue […]

Cybersecurity, Safety Among Schools' Top Buying Priorities, Analyses FInd

Districts can pay for cybersecurity software with the E-rate program, one report finds, while another shows a strong interest in procuring goods and services for […]

How to better process medical data

I’ve written before about the impressive strides being made in the use of big data in medical research.  To an extent, the biggest challenge is […]

California Attorney General Advises Companies on Student-Data Privacy

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.

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