Control your Google Drive Files Privacy Share Settings…

In today’s world, one often hears people focused on privacy concerns. Privacy concerns aren’t limited to the field of education. People from all walks of […]

Here's What an Update of a Key U.S. Privacy Law Could Mean for Schools

In the era of YouTube, Fortnite, and Snapchat, does one of the main federal laws protecting online privacy for kids under 13 need a makeover?

Audit: Maryland Dept. Did Not Properly Store Data for 1.4 Million Students

The Maryland State Department of Education "inappropriately stored" personal information of 1.4 million students and more than 230,000 teachers, leaving them vulnerable to potential bad […]

K12 Inc. Data Breach Opens Doors to Students' Personal Information

A K12 Inc. company database that included information for 19,000 students was available for anyone with an internet connection to see for at least a […]

Did you know that you can opt out of facial recognition scanners at the airports? I didn’t.

I opted out of facial recognition at the airport — it wasn’t easy — from wired.com by Allie Funk Excerpt (emphasis DSC): As a privacy-conscious […]

Will New York Do the Right Thing on Facial Recognition in Schools?

For those who care about the evolving terrain of student data privacy and civil liberties issues in schools, you may know that the actions of […]

How To LMS: Profile Pics! Why And How To Restrict User Pictures

If it weren’t enough for you that Moodle lets you and your learners create, edit and tweak pretty much anything in a course or learning […]

Facing the perils of privacy in a digital world

When we think about privacy today, we can probably best sum it up as complicated and constantly changing. The way we interpret privacy. The way […]

The Latest VR and AR News at GDC 2019

We’re only on day two, but it’s time to highlight the VR and AR news at GDC 2019.  Here’s a quick summary of the announcements […]

Trump Calls for New AI Workforce-Development Efforts, But Offers No New Money

A new executive order on artificial intelligence shines a light on the need for education and training. But experts say it's thin on details and […]

Schools Suffered at Least 122 Cybersecurity Incidents Last Year

The incidents led to stolen identities, tax fraud, altered student records, and millions of stolen tax dollars, according to the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center.

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 […]

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