Malware Attack Prompts School District Closure: K-12 Cyber Disruptions Rising

The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victim to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close.

Twitter Chat April 9 to Focus on CTO Needs Around Cybersecurity

Tune in to the #edCTOchat on April 9 at 2 p.m. ET for more information about how to fend off K-12 cybersecurity threats and how […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

There Can Be No Privacy without Security

If there is an Achilles' heel to a future of robust personalized learning for all K-12 students, it is the uneven attention to the cybersecurity […]

Introducing the K-12 Cyber Incident Map

There remains much folklore about the practice, promise, and potential of using technology in K-12 education. With our eyes trained to the digital heavens, it […]

How Should We Address the Cybersecurity Threats Facing K-12 Schools?

Thanks to my invited participation in the National Governors Association regional summit, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge, I thought I’d take the opportunity […]

8 Signs Your Mobile Device May Be Compromised Without Your Knowledge

In the wake of an apocalypse targeting our mobile devices, we need anti-virus programs, secure firewalls, toolkit detection, and of course, a flamethrower. The post […]

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