Improving Healthcare Security Education

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Wombat's Gretel Egan on How to Take a Fresh Approach to the Awareness Challenge As attackers increasingly take advantage of users' risky behavior, enterprise security leaders are taking steps to improve end-user security education.

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.

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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 post Data breaches grow across UK education sector appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Adware, Trojans Hit Education Sector Hard

Dark Reading

Students continue to be weak links for schools and universities, according to data from security firm Malwarebytes

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

Check out if you are interested to learn more about and keep up with cyber security. The post Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber security to get started appeared first on IG GURU.

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. More about our education sector products and services.

Ferpa Compliance In Education: How to Securely Manage Student Records

Record Nations

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student records by prohibiting schools from disclosing the personally identifiable information in student education records.

Fixing Data Breaches Part 1: Education

Troy Hunt

Let's get started with one I raised multiple times whilst sitting in front of Congress - education. Security tends to be viewed as a discrete discipline within information technology as opposed to just natively bake into everything. Education is the Best ROI on Security Spend. There are a lot of security companies that will sell you a lot of security things for a lot of money. Education Smashes Bugs While They're Cheap. The difference is education.

Protecting Sensitive Company Data: How to Educate Employees


In this article, we will examine how to educate your employees so that a lethal hack does not disrupt your business. However, it is discipline over complexity that really makes the difference when talking about cyber security. security information security employee engagement

Infosec Education: What are the “right” credentials?


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

Combat the increasing ransomware threat by educating employees

IT Governance

Although this creates an opportunity for cybercriminals, it can be addressed through education.”. The survey recommends educating end users, as this will enable them to identify attacks.

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

IG Guru

The post Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges appeared first on IG GURU. Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary By Dr. Patricia C.

When STEM education is inclusive, everyone benefits


When STEM education is inclusive, everyone benefits. Partnering to empower through STEM education. adrian.alleyne…. Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:33. We’re going through a bit of a quiet revolution in the technology industry at the moment.

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. Consumer Privacy CaCPA California CCPA consumer Education non-profit personal information privacy

How to Educate Your Customers When A Data Breach Occurs


We also recognize the reality that data breaches happen when gaps exist in other organization's security protocols, which can leave your own customer's sensitive data vulnerable.

10 top strategic technologies impacting higher education

Information Management Resources

Data strategy Artificial intelligence Analytics Data securityAI conversational interfaces, predictive analytics, nudge tech and digital credentialing technologies are among the new software tools that will be making a big splash on campus in 2019.

Lawsuit Claims Google Collects Minors’ Locations, Browsing History


A new lawsuit alleges that Google’s G Suite for Education program covertly collects data from students, violating both COPPA and other data privacy regulations.

Accounting for Website Security in Higher Education


This morning I had the privilege of speaking at the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb) annual conference. The post Accounting for Website Security in Higher Education appeared first on PerezBox. SecurityI took the opportunity to share a number of points around the. Read More.

Complimentary Educational “IG Academy” Webinar Series – Starts Jan. 22 – Register Today!

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IG World & Institute for IG – The Leader in InfoGov Training Resources IG World Magazine & Institute for InfoGov Free “IG Academy” Educational Webinar Series Begins January 22 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR FREE WEBINAR TRAINING SERIES! The post Complimentary Educational “IG Academy” Webinar Series – Starts Jan. IG News Information Governance information privacy information security IG Academy IG Training Webinar Series

?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. The findings highlight the urgency of securing national School Library Strategies and investment in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, drawing on the example of Scotland.? Could do better ?

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

Data Matters

In the months following director William Hinman’s noteworthy speech on whether and when a digital asset is subject to securities laws, U.S. regulators have continued their stern warnings regarding the importance of compliance with the securities laws. On August 28, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released an update on the progress of its ongoing Operation Cryptosweep. securities laws. Convertible Equity Securities.

Security testers breach university cyber defences in two hours

IT Governance

More than 50 universities in the UK have had their lack of cyber defences exposed, with security testers breaching their systems in under two hours. He added: “We are not confident that all UK universities are equipped with adequate cyber-security knowledge, skills and investment”.

Magecart Hits Parents and Students via Blue Bear Attack


Breach Malware Privacy Web Security blue bear Card skimming e-commerce education magecart supply chainThe latest attack takes aim at a vertical-specific e-commerce platform.

The ICRM is looking for mentors

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Education ICRM IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Record Retention Records Management Security Sponsored Certified Records Analyst Certified Records Manager CRA CRM Mentor

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.

Lack of education is the leading cause of successful ransomware attacks

IT Governance

Ransomware is the biggest emerging cyber security threat organisations face. Cyber security firm Datto believes the answer is staff awareness training. You’re instead deferring an investment in cyber security to a payoff for cyber criminals.

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

eDiscovery Daily

The focus of this year’s UF Law E-Discovery conference is effectively managing the everyday case and they will have interesting sessions throughout the day, covering topics ranging from eDiscovery security and data protection to early assessment of the case and the data to keywords, TAR and AI (do I need to spell out those acronyms anymore?). Continuing Legal Education (CLE) general credits, 2.0 I alluded to it last week, now I’ll discuss it in more depth.

Scholar Calling on Writers for New Book: Impacts of the Cloud on Records Management and Archives

IG Guru

Archives Business Cloud Education IG News Information Destruction Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Record Retention Records Management Security Sponsored Storage Archivists Barragan Records in the Cloud

Iowa Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Men Hired to Test Their Security

Krebs on Security

11, 2019, two security experts at a company that had been hired by the state of Iowa to test the physical and network security of its judicial system were arrested while probing the security of an Iowa county courthouse, jailed in orange jumpsuits, charged with burglary, and held on $100,000 bail.

IG Podcast by IGW features Andrew Ysasi talking IG Leadership

IG Guru

Business Education IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Records Management Risk News IG Pros Infogov World ResumeAndrew discusses with Robert Smallwood about certifications, job development, resumes, and leadership trends IG pros should be aware of.

MER Publishes Conference Agenda

IG Guru

MER Conference Agenda PDF. The post MER Publishes Conference Agenda appeared first on IG GURU.


More than half of schools not compliant with the GDPR

IT Governance

Despite this, 46% cited a lack of security awareness as one of the biggest challenges in complying with data protection regulations. As the survey suggests, human error is one of the biggest risks to data security. Education EU GDPR education GDPR schools


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. .

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. ” reads the security advisory published by the expert.

ARMA InfoCon 2019: Schedule Now Online

IG Guru

ARMA Education InfoGovCon Information Governance information privacy information security Record Retention Infocon2019Check out the schedule online [link]. The post ARMA InfoCon 2019: Schedule Now Online appeared first on IG GURU.