Having the right set of IT security policies is a critical part of any districts information/cybersecurity program. This policy set includes 24 of the most common IT Security policies, specifically tailored for schools.
In our new world of 100% remote learning, data privacy, and security concerns require heightened levels of attention from all of us. The following protocols are intended to guide our practices in a way supportive of strong data privacy and digital security.
“Zoom Bombing” is occurring in many virtual classrooms across the country; this is when a stranger joins a virtual meeting and shares pornographic images, or uses threatening or hate language.
We are in unprecedented times, with School and business closures happening all over the world cyber criminals are taking advantage of the #cronapanic to exploit the weaker information security of our homes.
Keeping your WIFI router up to date with the latest firmware and security patches, is a critical part of cybersecurity and digital safety at home. Keeping your WIFI router up to date, will help protect your family, school and work from cyber-attacks, while schooling and working at home.
An important topic is how to keep our electronic devices clean and safe from any virus, bacteria, or other pathogen that could cause us harm. More now than ever we are relying on these devices to conduct our daily lives, from schooling to work, telemedicine, to staying in touch with our loved ones, and ordering basic supplies.
So how do you make sense of all this disruption and craziness when it feels like the world is upside down? How do you make the abnormal normal? How do you get the cat to stop meowing and pawing at your leg or laying on your keyboard as you try to teach science or negotiate a deal? We hope to give you some easy ways to keep yourself grounded, calm and sane during this chaotic and disruptive time in our journey as humans.