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.

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. Starting at only £300, it can protect organisations from – according to the government – around 80% of all cyber attacks.

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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.

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 […]. Education IG News Information Governance information security Security Cyber Security Hack 4 Kidz Hacking iR0nin White Hat Hacking

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. For additional updates, you can follow me on Twitter at @ClaireAshton as well as the general IT Governance account at @ITGovernance.

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.

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.

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.

Protecting Sensitive Company Data: How to Educate Employees


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.

Infosec Education: What are the “right” credentials?


Well, the infosec community has done it again. It just isn’t, and the reason is simple: You must know what you’re securing. And it’s been debated a LOT. The caveat: Higher education has a ton of value.

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. Although this creates an opportunity for cybercriminals, it can be addressed through education.”.

DocuWare Team Building Event Benefits STEM Education


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.

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.

When STEM education is inclusive, everyone benefits


When STEM education is inclusive, everyone benefits. It emphasizes the user’s experience over the technology itself. But as we consider users’ experiences it’s important to remember which users we mean. Partnering to empower through STEM education.

How to get more out of your education technology


To help district leaders, IT, instructional technologists and teachers get the most out of their education technology initiatives, we put together several resources explaining best practices for deploying, securing and managing iPad

Beyond FERPA: The California Consumer Privacy Act’s New Rules for Privacy in the Education Sector

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

The CCPA will become effective January of 2020 and may impact companies in the education sector, including the larger education technology companies. a for-profit university would post a disclaimer on its website that it purchases phone numbers of prospective students).

How to Educate Your Customers When A Data Breach Occurs


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.

?Could do better? ? School Librarians deliver their report card to Education Minister Nick Gibb


School Librarians deliver their report card to Education Minister Nick Gibb. On the one hand, it is a testament to the Head Teachers, Teachers, Governors and Librarians that value and promote the importance of school libraries for learners and their school. Could do better ?

Best IT Certifications (by category) in 2019 via Business News Daily

IG Guru

By Ed Tittel, Contributing Writer April 29, 2019 07:27 am EST Getting certified is a surefire way to advance your career in the IT industry. The post Best IT Certifications (by category) in 2019 via Business News Daily appeared first on IG GURU.

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The Sheriffs are in Town: Recent Developments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Enforcement and Investor Education

Data Matters

On August 28, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released an update on the progress of its ongoing Operation Cryptosweep. According to the SEC’s order, Tomahawk Exploration LLC (Tomahawk or Company) and its founder attempted to raise money for its oil and gas exploration business through the offer and sale of blockchain tokens called “Tomahawkcoins” from July through September 2017.

Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services Release First Update to Joint Guidance on FERPA and HIPAA Since 2008

Hunton Privacy

Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released joint guidance on the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Privacy Rule to student records. This is the first update to the agencies’ guidance since it was issued in 2008. The U.S.

Lack of education is the leading cause of successful ransomware attacks

IT Governance

Its Global State of the Channel Ransomware Report 2018 found that the most common way criminals infect organisations is by planting ransomware in phishing emails. Get started with IT Governance. Ransomware is the biggest emerging cyber security threat organisations face.

Once Again, Florida is the Place to Be for eDiscovery Education in March: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

I alluded to it last week, now I’ll discuss it in more depth. Next month, the University of Florida E-Discovery Conference will be held on Thursday, March 29 – believe it or not, this is the sixth annual conference. It’s an especially useful technique when searching for names , among other things. They’ve got it. We’ve already had two planning calls about the session and it should be terrific! Continuing Legal Education (CLE) general credits, 2.0

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Issues Report on Children’s Educational Apps

Hunton Privacy

Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) issued its 2017 Global Privacy Enforcement Network Sweep results (the “Report”), which focused on certain privacy practices of online educational tools and services targeted at classrooms. The OPC examined the privacy practices of two dozen educational websites and apps used by K-12 students.

Pivots and Payloads

Adam Shostack

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More than half of schools not compliant with the GDPR

IT Governance

Careless staff can be just as big a threat as a malicious insider – awareness and training play a key role in protecting the sensitive data educational institutions hold. Train staff with e-learning from IT Governance. Education EU GDPR education GDPR schools


GUEST ESSAY: Why there’s no such thing as anonymity it this digital age

The Last Watchdog

He laughed and responded, “There’s no such thing as anonymous data; it all depends on how determined the other party is.”. App developers, credit card, telecommunication companies, and others use the term “anonymous data” because it sells. Perhaps this is due to government officials trying to smokescreen by saying “It’s just plain old metadata, don’t worry about it”; or vague laws which don’t clarify when we become subject to metadata surveillance.

Making the Most of Networking and Educational Sessions at the DocuWare User Conference


Today, as the DocuWare User Conference continues, keynote presentations included a look at DocuWare the company and its strategy and vision from Chief Technology Officer Michael Berger, a User Panel discussion, and a preview of a new Customer Support Portal that is launching at the beginning of 2019.

The ICRM is looking for mentors

IG Guru

It is the hope of the ICRM that all candidates, including CRA Candidates will benefit from the program. The ICRM Mentoring Program has been created to provide clear instructions, consistency and uniform processes to Mentors and Mentees for all parts of the CRM Exam.

Making it Stick: Records Management Training Approaches

The Schedule

Make it hard to miss. Incorporate records management training classes with new employee orientations, or pair it with your organization’s annually required training on information security or compliance. Once you’ve captured some attention it’s time to drop some knowledge.

FTC and DOE to Host Workshop on Privacy Issues Related to Education Technology

Hunton Privacy

On October 4, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Education (“DOE”) announced that they will co-host a workshop to explore privacy issues related to education technology. will examine how the FTC’s Rule implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) applies to schools and intersects with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”), which is administered by the DOE.

Cyber attacks hit a fifth of schools and colleges

IT Governance

One in five schools and colleges have fallen victim to cyber crime, according to research from the specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, yet the majority (74%) of educational establishments claim to be “fully prepared” to deal with such attacks. .

Whistleblower: Lives Lost, Billions Wasted Due to Government Records Management Failures via The Epoch Times

IG Guru

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Cyber Defense Magazine – April 2019 has arrived. Enjoy it!

Security Affairs


FireEye Mandiant M-Trends 2020 report: 500+ new Malware strains in 2019

Security Affairs

The APT41 has been active since at least 2012, it was involved in both state-sponsored espionage campaigns and financially-motivated attacks since 2014. The global median dwell time was 141 days for internally detected intrusions, while in 2018 it was 184.

Hackers breach 62 US colleges by allegedly exploiting Ellucian Banner Web flaw

Security Affairs

US Department of Education warned that hackers have breached at least 62 college and university networks by exploiting a vulnerability in the Ellucian Banner Web Tailor module of the Ellucian Banner ERP.

Archive-It Partner News, October 2019


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