Internet Safety

Read: FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

The agency also says school closings due to COVID-19 and children’s increased online presence pose an increased risk for child exploitation.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: 1 In 3 U.S. Cybersecurity Jobs Are Vacant

1 In 3 U.S. Cybersecurity Jobs Are Vacant

The U.S. is short about 500,000 cybersecurity professionals. Experts and Congress say industry, educators and the government should work together to address the shortage.

Read: Iowa to Launch Governor’s School Safety Bureau

Iowa to Launch Governor’s School Safety Bureau

The new school safety bureau will provide training, an anonymous tip line and help with evaluating digital threats.

Read: FBI: Former Student Plotted ISIS Bombing of 2 Florida College Deans

FBI: Former Student Plotted ISIS Bombing of 2 Florida College Deans

Miami Dade College and Broward College had previously expelled the bombing attack suspect for alleged sexual harassment.

Read: 3 Albion Students Arrested for Making School Threats Through Discord

3 Albion Students Arrested for Making School Threats Through Discord

The students planned to use explosives, incendiary devices and firearms to kill and injure students and staff at Albion Middle School, according to police.

Read: Q&A: IT Director Drastically Cuts Incident Response Time with Student Tech Monitoring

Q&A: IT Director Drastically Cuts Incident Response Time with Student Tech Monitoring

We spoke with a K-12 IT director about the importance of monitoring student technology to decrease incident response time while teaching them to be good digital citizens.

Read: The Top 3 Social Media and Online Sites Students are Using Right Now

The Top 3 Social Media and Online Sites Students are Using Right Now

Here are the social media and online sites that are most popular with middle school and high school students and some of the risks associated with each.

Read: Extortion Email Demands Money, Threatens Violence at Florida Colleges

Extortion Email Demands Money, Threatens Violence at Florida Colleges

Several Florida universities received an extortion email Tuesday morning, demanding money and threatening bombings and mass shootings.

Read: Facebook Announces Use of Artificial Intelligence for Suicide Prevention

Facebook Announces Use of Artificial Intelligence for Suicide Prevention

Facebook says it uses artificial intelligence technology to scan posts and videos for patterns of suicidal thoughts or self-harm.

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