Student Data

Read: Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

For the first time since the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center began collecting data, schools have canceled classes or closed due to cybersecurity attacks.

Read: 57% of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attack, Report Finds

57% of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attack, Report Finds

The report also found 98% of all IoT devices are unencrypted, potentially exposing personal and confidential data.

Read: Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Hackers from outside the U.S. infiltrated the University of Kentucky’s computer networks and used its processing capabilities to mine cryptocurrency.

Read: Test Your FERPA Knowledge: Can This Student Info Be Released?

Test Your FERPA Knowledge: Can This Student Info Be Released?

Here are 9 practical scenarios in which a request is made to access student information. Would providing the data be a FERPA violation?

Read: AI-Based School Surveillance Raises Student Privacy Concerns

AI-Based School Surveillance Raises Student Privacy Concerns

New York’s State Education Department’s decision to approve the installation of facial recognition software in a school district has raised questions.

Read: Penn State Develops Scorecard for Fraternities and Sororities

Penn State Develops Scorecard for Fraternities and Sororities

More than 50 colleges and universities have agreed to participate in the initiative, which aims to create transparency and accountability.

Read: 9 Ways to Improve Your Daily Mental Health

9 Ways to Improve Your Daily Mental Health

Here are nine things experts say you can do on a regular basis to bolster your mental health, including sitting up straight and helping others.

Read: Calif. Law Bans Suspensions for Falling Asleep, Talking Back to Teachers

Calif. Law Bans Suspensions for Falling Asleep, Talking Back to Teachers

Supporters of the law believe ending “willful defiance” suspensions will help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.

Read: 62 Universities Hacked Through Vulnerability in Web App

62 Universities Hacked Through Vulnerability in Web App

Hackers were able to create thousands of fake accounts that were used ‘almost immediately for criminal activity,’ officials said.

Read: Cyber Attacks Overwhelm Schools, Affect Students’ Education

Cyber Attacks Overwhelm Schools, Affect Students’ Education

Schools are becoming more of a target for cyber attacks because of the sensitive data they carry, including Social Security numbers.

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