The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 Year in Review

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: https://k12cybersecure.com. According to a report released today by the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 […]

In the News: K-12 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From ‘Constant Barrage of Attacks’

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: https://k12cybersecure.com. As quoted in: Herold, Benjamin. “K-12 Cybersecurity Lessons Learned From ‘Constant Barrage of Attacks’.” Education Week. 19 March […]

The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2018 Year in Review

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: https://k12cybersecure.com. Public schools are relying on technology for teaching, learning, and school operations like never before. Yet, with the […]

In the News: Student Hackings Highlight Weak K-12 Cybersecurity

Cross-posted on the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center blog: https://k12cybersecure.com/. As quoted in: Herold, Benjamin. “Student Hackings Highlight Weak K-12 Cybersecurity.” Education Week. 12 June 2018. […]

In the News: Protecting Student And Employee Data In The Cyber Age

Cross-posted on the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center blog: https://k12cybersecure.com/. As quoted in: Healy, Michelle. “Protecting Student And Employee Data In The Cyber Age.” American School […]

Podcast: Schools prove soft targets for hackers

As interviewed on the Educate Podcast, a collaboration of American Public Media and The Hechinger Report (“Schools prove soft targets for hackers“).

FBI, ED: “Cyber Criminal Group Threatens Schools and Students”

On January 31, 2018, the FBI (Cyber Division) and the Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General issued the following warning about cyber-extortion schemes focused […]

Press Conference: Rockingham County (NC) Schools Respond to a Malware Attack

UPDATED 1/3/18 to provide links to related news coverage. This incident was reported on the K-12 Cyber Incident Map (#284) on December 29, 2017. In […]

In the News: Criminals Make Schools’ Data a Target

As quoted in: McCray, Vanessa. “Criminals in cyberspace make schools’ data a target.” Atlanta Journal Constitution. 24 December 2017. There have been at least 283 […]

K-12 Cybersecurity: The End of Innocence

I partnered with EdSurge to write an end-of-the-year commentary on the present and future of K-12 cybersecurity (based on my experiences in producing the K-12 […]

On the Air: Ransomware Attack Leads to Student Data Breach in Texas Districts

As interviewed by The Texas Standard, the national daily news show of Texas (Ransomware Attack Leads to Breach Affecting 700 Students in 39 Texas School […]

In the News: Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

As quoted in: Herold, Benjamin. “Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats.” Education Week. 29 November 2017. All told, at least 235 […]

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