In the News: On School Surveillance Threats

As quoted in: Abamu, Jenny. “Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster.” EdSurge. 19 September 2017. However, privacy […]

Everything’s Bigger in Texas…Including (Maybe) the Data Breaches

A data breach by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) offers a cautionary tale about how K-12 school districts and their vendors should communicate […]

The NHS Needs To Get To Grips With Patient Privacy

I’ve written extensively about the importance of health data in the past year, with tremendous improvements in diagnostics, management and treatment of conditions possible, especially […]

The Need for Better Data Governance in an AI World

The power of artificial intelligence in the last few years has grown considerably, due in no small part to the amount of data available to […]

The FTC on COPPA: 5 New Takeaways for Schools and Ed-Tech Companies

The Federal Trade Commission provided Education Week with new information about what the Children's Online Privacy Protection Acts means for schools and ed-tech companies.

WHY is Proactive-Thinking IMPORTANT and a MUST in Modern-Education with and about ICT!?

. . WHY is Proactive-Thinking IMPORTANT and a MUST in Modern-Education with and about ICT!? In the last twenty (20) years Technology has changed a […]

Meet the personal privacy assistant

Our mobile phones are increasingly capable of generating vast quantities of data about our behavior. Such is the breadth and depth of data collected by […]

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 […]

Popular Ed-Tech Platform Edmodo Hacked, Faulted for Ad-Tracking

Motherboard reported that millions of Edmodo user records were for sale on the dark web. The company has removed code that tracked student and teacher […]

The state of cyber health and privacy awareness in Australia

With the recent release of the ASX 100 Cyber Health Check Report, businesses small and large can gain valuable insights about how to manage the […]

In the News: How Google Took Over the Classroom

Companies are exploiting the education space for sales and public good will, and parents and educators should be questioning how those in the public sector […]

Three Lessons from the Google Docs Phishing Scam: K-12 Education Edition

Earlier this week, an unknown person or persons launched a short-lived, but clever cyber attack against Google Docs' users. While apparently not targeted toward schools, […]

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