Privacy versus Protection – what is the Difference?

Knowing the difference between Privacy and Protection.  Do you what it is? As instructors, we all understand the difference between privacy and protection.  However, with […]

In the News: On School Website Security, Privacy Practices

In the three weeks since “Tracking: EDU” officially launched, a growing number of news outlets, associations, and organizations have highlighted the findings and significance of […]

Student Retweets Snoop Dogg, Then Sues School District for 'Retaliation'

A California district is under fire for allegedly punishing a student who retweeted and liked "inappropriate" content on her personal social-media account.

State and District Education Websites Fail to Disclose Ad Trackers, Study Finds

Many state and local education agency websites aren't disclosing the presence of third-party tracking services, according a new EdTech Strategies study.

School Websites are Bad, Just Not How You Think

New Study of School Websites Reveals Widespread Online Security and Privacy Issues According to a new study released today by EdTech Strategies, Tracking: EDU – Education Agency Website […]

Ready for GDPR? Here’s 3 Simple Readiness Checks

In light of recent studies, where 74% of UK SMEs reported to having at least one data breach in 2015, the compliance of both outside […]

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance note

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all […]

U.S. House Hearing on Algorithms & Big Data: 5 Takeaways for Schools

Massive data collection and algorithmic bias are big concerns with no easy answers, experts told the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday.

Luxembourg and Cyber-Security: HOW did it START?

.   . Luxembourg and Cyber-Security: HOW did it START? . Luxembourg, a tiny country with ONLY 590.667 inhabitants (January 2017) in the heart of […]

Podcast: “Protecting Your Childrens’ Privacy against Google, Facebook…and their Schools”

The Complete Privacy and Security Podcast is a joint effort of Michael Bazzell and Justin Carroll. Together, they wrote the “The Complete Privacy & Security Desk […]

Ad Tracking and Education

Tracking users for the purpose of targeted advertising is the dominant business model of the the web as we know it. In exchange for free […]

How Moodle is gearing up for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? #Moodle

In May 2018, all European people or organizations that stores or processes personal information have to comply the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). […]