The CoSN Blog

Amy McLaughlin, CISM
September 24, 2021
As school systems reopen this fall for in-person, hybrid or remote learning, it is essential to pay attention to the persistent threat of cybersecurity attacks that can impact services, threaten staff and student personally identifiable information, and deny access to learning resources.  We ar
Rod Russeau, CISSP, CISM, CETL, CDPSE Chairperson, CoSN Cybersecurity Initiative Director
September 21, 2021
Those responsible for cybersecurity in our districts spend a great deal of time empowering our users with security knowledge and awareness.
Martha Crean
September 17, 2021
2020 marked a "record-breaking" year for cyber-attacks against schools and CoSN's 2021 IT leadership surveys found that cybersecurity remains a top concern among chief technology officers across the nation.
Linnette Attai, CoSN Project Director - Data Privacy & Trusted Learning Environment Program
September 14, 2021
Back to school season is in full swing. It’s a time of fresh starts and new beginnings for the entire school district. Of course, past challenges haven’t gone away, but the season serves as a reminder that we can approach old challenges with clear eyes and a new perspective.
Frankie J. Jackson, CETL, NCSP, RTSBA
September 10, 2021
In the business sector, costs and benefits are scrutinized before purchasing occurs. As a result, investment decisions are grounded in verifiable methods with quantifiable variables. But that’s not always the case for EdTech leaders.