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EDUCATION TECHNOLOGIES: DATA COLLECTION AND UNSECURED SYSTEMS COULD POSE RISKS TO STUDENTS

A year ago the FBI issued an alert (Alert Number I-091318-PSA) that should be of interest to K-12 administrators and technology staff. A year later the message is only more relevant, and we thought it was worth re-posting. As EdTech continues to expand and evolve, a rapidly increasing amount of student information is residing in both onsite servers and cloud platforms. Since districts have access to a wide range of sensitive student information like personally identifiable information, medical information, and even students’ geolocation it makes schools a prime target for cyber criminals, online predators, or even hate groups. This raises the bar on the level of responsibility and associated risk to districts across the country.

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September 20th, 2019|