As Cyber Attacks Increase, the Time is Right for Colleges and Universities to Consider Zero Trust Security Approaches

Okay, so this is clearly not an instructional technology topic, but as CIO and acting CISO at The College of Westchester, I appreciate the importance […]

Better Safe than Sorry: How to Teach the Basic Rules of Cybersecurity

source: pixabay.com With the holiday season sure to place more devices in more young hands, this is a good time to take a fresh look […]

October is Cyber Security Month – Let’s Step Up Educators

Back in 2015, the Department of Defense here in the US declared October to be Cyber Security Awareness Month. All over the world, civilians, organizations, […]

Rostering and Identity and Access Management: Bridging the Gap Between Convenience and Security

Image Source School districts throughout the country rely on technology today more than ever before. At many districts, laptops and tablets are standard-issue equipment for […]

Why College Students have a Greater Risk of Identity Theft: Lessons and Tips

What is identity theft? Identity theft is an act of stealing and using one’s personal information in order to commit fraud and other criminal activity. […]

Why it is Vital That we Teach Cybersecurity in Our Schools

Kids today start using the Internet from an early age. About 80% of children have access to a computer at home. By the time they’re in […]

Social Media is Increasing Anxiety, Depression, Especially in Teen Girls. We Need to Talk About it.

Educators should be aware of the mental health challenges that more and more of our young students are dealing with. There is a growing body […]

Prepare Your Students to Recognize Disinformation With the “Bad News” Game

Game Hopes to Inoculate Kids Against Disinformation as They Build Their Own Fake News Empire As much of a fan as I am of the […]

Exploring “Digital Wellness”

I like the idea of striving for “Digital Wellness”, but I hope it isn't just used as another guise for the big data players to […]

5 “Spooky” Tech Trends – From AI Dreams to Virtual Influencers

The smart folks over at Enlightened Digital shared this fun and frightening infographic, in the Halloween spirit. Seriously though, this is some spooky tech! Audio […]

3 Ways for Students to Steal Your Password

Image Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Steal_password.jpg Open sesame. Abracadabra. When you’re locking down your data, how secure is the password you chose? If it’s anything like the... [Please […]

The Darker Side of Digital: How our Accounts, our Time, and our Free Will Are Being Hacked

Recorded webinar explores the many ways that we and our students are being hacked, manipulated, and addicted. This past Friday, I partnered with WizIQ to […]

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