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.
Just like protecting ourselves from illness and virus, we need to protect our computers from illness and virus, this has never been more important than it is today. 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.
In this document we will show you how to set up and configure most home computers to be as safe and secure as possible.
Smartphones play a huge role in our life; we use them to conduct our day to day lives whether it is shopping, learning, dating, healthcare, entertainment, or work and older versions of phones are more prone to security weaknesses. We use these devices more now than ever and the security of our smartphones is critical to staying safe from harm.
In this document we will cover how to secure the two most popular phone types on the market.
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.
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.
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.
The “Minimum Standards for Security and Privacy” are the security and privacy requirements that must be implemented on your networks and information systems that process, transmit or store any of the types of data identified in Appendix A: Covered Information Examples. None of the minimum standards are optional, they must be implemented in their entirety to meet the objective of having a minimum standard of security and privacy.