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 […]

Five Hundred Schools Have Been Hit by Ransomware in 2019, Report Finds

That's a big uptick from 2018, according to statistics from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. K-12 schools experienced 119 cyber incidents in 2018 and only […]

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 […]

The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

It’s every system administrator’s worst nightmare. Hackers gain access to your system, stealing mission-critical information, locking sensitive files, or leaking proprietary information to the... [[ […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In The News: Hackers Target Nation’s Schools

As quoted in: Hobbs, Tawnell D. “Hackers Target Nation’s Schools.” Wall Street Journal. 23 October 2017. Cyber experts say schools need to be proactive in […]

On the Air: Hackers Target Student Data as Schools Report Increasing Cyberattacks

As interviewed by Todd Zwillich on WNYC’s The Takeaway (“Hackers Target Student Data as Schools Report Increasing Cyberattacks“). .

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 […]

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