Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform

Security Affairs

New Mexico sues Google for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from children. The company offers free Chromebooks to schools and access to the G-Suite for Education service as part of the Google for Education platform.

Experts warn of surge in DDoS attacks targeting education institutions

Security Affairs

Experts warn of a surge in the DDoS attacks against education institutions and the academic industry across the world. The DDoS attacks are causing severe issues to the targeted education institutions such as temporarily takedown of the network and online classes.

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NCSC warns of a surge in ransomware attacks on education institutions

Security Affairs

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware attacks targeting education institutions. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware attacks against education institutions. The U.K.

Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

Rocket Software

It evoked eye-rolls and headshakes from every 19-year-old. Though I didn’t really get what the full impact was at the time, I’ve figured it out as I’ve worked in the IT industry, first as a programmer, then as a Systems Programmer and a DBA for z/OS. It’s so expensive.”.

Department for Education’s handling of pupil data ruled illegal

The Guardian Data Protection

Related: Department of Education criticised for secretly sharing children's data Continue reading. Department for Education Children Schools GDPR Data protection Privacy Information commissioner UK news Education Technology

K12 education giant paid the ransom to the Ryuk gang

Security Affairs

Online education giant K12 Inc. The education company Online education giant K12 Inc. has paid a ransom to the ransomware operators after the gang infected its systems in November. is a for-profit education company that sells online schooling and curricula.

Data breaches grow across UK education sector

IT Governance

A recent freedom of information request by chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young reveals a worrying rise in reported data breaches across the UK education sector. The GDPR requires organisations to take reasonable steps to protect their data, but with competing priorities and limited budgets, this can be challenging for the education sector – which makes for a particularly attractive target, as institutions typically also hold large amounts of sensitive data.

FBI warns of PYSA Ransomware attacks against Education Institutions in US and UK

Security Affairs

The FBI has issued an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks on education institutions in the US and UK. The FBI has issued Tuesday an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks against education institutions in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn

Security Affairs

The US Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency and the FBI warned about the increase in ransomware attacks targeting the US K-12 educational sector. The post Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn appeared first on Security Affairs.

Online education site EduCBA discloses data breach and reset customers? pwds

Security Affairs

The online education portal EduCBA discloses a data breach and is resetting customers’ passwords in response to the incident. Online education website EduCBA discloses a data breach, it has started notifying customers that in response to the incident it is resetting their passwords.

2020 VITAL RECORDS CONTROL (VRC) SPONSORSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT via the ARMA International Educational Foundation

IG Guru

Robert McLauchlinDec 10, 2020 Palmyra, NJ (December 10, 2020) – The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation, AIEF) is pleased to announce Vital Records Control’s sponsorship of $3,500.

RIM education chat this Friday

The Schedule

The RMS steering committee spent a good portion of last year investigating various RIM educational opportunities. If we were to design a track program through SAA Education , here are some already existing courses that could be included: • Records Management Introduction • Basics of Managing Digital Records • Change Management: How Do You Tackle It? You can view our findings here.

The future of RIM education

The Schedule

We had a great conversation with folks last week about what has worked for them and what they need in the field of records and information management education. As is the case with most things in the RIM field, it depends — more specifically, what people need in a training/education sense depends on where they are professionally and what resources they have to devote to their own professional development.

Artificial Intelligence in Business and Education: Projects in 2020/21

Cllax

Artificial intelligence is already an important instrument in business and education. The post Artificial Intelligence in Business and Education: Projects in 2020/21 first appeared on Cllax - Top of IT.

Using Virtual Reality in Education and How It Will Change Learning

Cllax

Educational materials in educational institutions, both printed and digital, look very uninteresting and not modern. The post Using Virtual Reality in Education and How It Will Change Learning first appeared on Cllax - Top of IT.

Government surveying further education providers before Brexit

IT Governance

The latest guidance from the government will assess the way further education providers are preparing for the UK’s departure from the EU, and it’s currently running a survey to get input from those looking for advice. The education sector has struggled with the GDPR since it came into effect in May 2018, partly because many schools and colleges lack the resources to deal with information security and partly because they handle so much personal data.

Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber security to get started

IG Guru

iR0nin is not a movement, an organization, a group, a collective, etc… It is the concept that if ONE person can make a difference […]. The post Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber security to get started appeared first on IG GURU. Education IG News Information Governance information security Security Cyber Security Hack 4 Kidz Hacking iR0nin White Hat Hacking

What’s new in Jamf Pro for education

Jamf

The latest Jamf Pro release includes many enhancements for educators and school administrators including seamless processes for organizations using multiple Jamf solutions and streamlined Apple IT workflows for any education environment

Fixing Data Breaches Part 1: Education

Troy Hunt

My full written testimony is in that link and it talks about many of the issue we face today and the impact data breaches have on identity verification. Let's get started with one I raised multiple times whilst sitting in front of Congress - education. Nowhere is it truer than with data breaches and it's the most logical place to start this series. It shouldn't be this way and indeed that's where many of our problems stem from. The difference is education.

Document Management for Educational Institutions

Armstrong Archives

Colleges and universities throughout the United States handle a huge amount of data, much of it on paper, in the form of applications, enrollment records, student transcripts, human resource forms, financial documents and much more. Any educational institution that receives a certain type of funding from the U.S. Dept of Education is required by federal law to protect the privacy of student education records.

Why has there been increase in cyber risks for the education sector?

IT Governance

The coronavirus pandemic has arguably affected the education sector more than any other, with schools, colleges and universities around the globe having been forced to close their doors and deliver classes remotely. The post Why has there been increase in cyber risks for the education sector?

Newcastle University becomes latest ransomware victim as education sector fails to heed warnings

IT Governance

Newcastle University is being held to ransom after its systems were infected with malware earlier this month. The university has apologised for the “ongoing” disruption and added that it would take “a number of weeks” to get its systems back online.

Sign up for the new education sector email updates

IT Governance

To support the wider education sector with data protection and cyber security, we are launching a sector specific email newsletter and blog series. To sign-up, send us ideas of what you would like us to cover or questions for us to answer, please leave complete this form and choose education as your sector. For additional updates, you can follow me on Twitter at @ClaireAshton as well as the general IT Governance account at @ITGovernance.

3 Educational Resources For Financial Institution Fraud Managers

Rippleshot

We know it's hard to find a one-stop resource shop for determining how to choose the right fraud tools that align with your fraud strategies and organization goals. Fraud managers are busy.

Teams for Education Updates – May 2018

Perficient Data & Analytics

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week , Microsoft is thanking our teaching community with some new features within Microsoft Teams for Education. Microsoft has been visiting classrooms around the world to see how teachers and students are using Teams for education. Although Teams is still in its infancy, Microsoft has made leaps and bounds with the application by catering to businesses and schools. For the full blog post from Microsoft, check it out here.

Fresh Marketing Trends in Higher Education in 2021

Cllax

Any good essay service may optimize its process entirely, involve the best of the best authors, and remain not very profitable. The post Fresh Marketing Trends in Higher Education in 2021 first appeared on Cllax - Top of IT. Crafting truly amazing paper is not enough nowadays.

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Education Abroad in a Post-COVID-19: Challenges and Emerging Trends

Cllax

Back in December 2019, the semesters of various educational institutes suddenly came to a halt as the Covid-19 enveloped the world like wildfire. At the time, it was a temporary.

5 Tips for Branding Yourself as a Leader in Educational Leadership

Cllax

Almost every school is consistently looking for ways to improve its system and provide students with the best possible education. That’s the main reason why they need good education leadership.

How Assistive Technologies Make Education Accessible to Everyone

Cllax

The post How Assistive Technologies Make Education Accessible to Everyone first appeared on Cllax - Top of IT. Many Apple users have no idea, but their PCs and laptops have a voice. When in the course of cancer treatment therapy a famous movie critic Roger Ebert lost his.

Pandemic Spurs Strong Demand for E-Discovery, Privacy Certifications. Will It Last? via Law.com

IG Guru

Will It Last? ACEDS Education IAPP IG News Information Governance information privacy Certifications e-Discovery Law.comCheck this article out here. The post Pandemic Spurs Strong Demand for E-Discovery, Privacy Certifications. via Law.com appeared first on IG GURU.

Government and education sectors will be especially transformed by AI

Information Management Resources

A majority of federal, state and local government and higher education IT managers say artificial intelligence will be a game changer in the way their industry thinks about and processes data. Artificial intelligence Machine learning Digital transformation

Infosec Education: What are the “right” credentials?

ShackF00

Well, the infosec community has done it again. It just isn’t, and the reason is simple: You must know what you’re securing. The whole damn industry is partially at fault for this – we should really sign up bright young Bachelor degree folks and immediately run them through some on-the-job training in operational areas, if we care enough and can afford it. And it’s been debated a LOT. The caveat: Higher education has a ton of value.

Protecting Sensitive Company Data: How to Educate Employees

AIIM

The threat of a hack is greater than it ever has been before with technology now reaching all parts of the world and granting access to the internet uniformly. In this article, we will examine how to educate your employees so that a lethal hack does not disrupt your business. It’s All About Passwords. That is why it is incredibly important to have a strong password policy that cannot be easily guessed or brute forced. It’s A Team Effort.

Meeting Evolving Business Needs – A Conversation Between RIM Educators and Thought Leaders

Information Governance Perspectives

Hunter, Dr. Tao Jin, Dr. Patricia Franks, Rae Lynn Haliday, Cheryl Pederson, and Wendy McLain on the topic of Meeting Evolving Business Needs – A Conversation Between RIM Educators and Thought Leaders. I think it’s maybe a little bit of both….

How to Educate Your Customers When A Data Breach Occurs

Rippleshot

That's why we're also here: To help you educate your customers and members when the next big data breach happens — and what to do about it. Data breaches are happening more frequently and when they are occurring the number of impacted consumers is growing. Not to mention, the scope is widening as droves of sensitive data is filling the dark web for fraudsters to monetize for their next big fraud scheme. This story is all too familiar for banks and credit unions leaders today.

DocuWare Team Building Event Benefits STEM Education

Docuware

It’s also a time for the staff to enjoy each other’s company, network and exchange ideas informally. This year’s event was held on Tuesday, July 16 at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, New York with its sweeping views of the Hudson River. DocuWare’s quarterly meetings offer the management team a chance to share information about product direction and business goals.

GUEST ESSAY: ‘Cybersecurity specialist’ tops list of work-from-home IT jobs that need filling

The Last Watchdog

One of the hottest fields right now on the WFH radar is the information technology (IT) sector. Most IT jobs require you to have some sort of experience before you can start charging enough to make them viable as full-time employment. Having said that, here are some examples of IT careers you can learn online through free courses: Security specialist. IT specialist/manager. This type of IT position starts in the area of $41.97/hr.

Combat the increasing ransomware threat by educating employees

IT Governance

A recent Sophos survey of 2,700 IT managers in organisations with 100-5,000 employees around the world, revealed that many businesses are not prepared for ransomware attacks. Organisations of all sizes need to be better prepared for ransomware attacks, and with attacks developing in complexity and severity, it is important to address threats. Although this creates an opportunity for cybercriminals, it can be addressed through education.”.

Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges

IG Guru

Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary By Dr. Patricia C. The post Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges appeared first on IG GURU. Franks The Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree was launched in August 2008 in what is now the School of Information at San José State University. The journey of this degree mirrors the transformation of record and information […].

5 Ways Films Are an Effective Ingredient in Enhancing Classroom Education

Cllax

The digital age has caused a variety of radical changes within the field of education. The post 5 Ways Films Are an Effective Ingredient in Enhancing Classroom Education first appeared on Cllax - Top of IT.