Cyber Insurance Guidelines

Security breaches and incidents are a constant challenge for CTO’s. Cyber insurance is an effective way to protect schools or districts from incurring a significant financial burden. Learn more about…
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Ransomware Brief

It’s been described as the “number one online threat targeting public and private organizations.” It’s led to critical system outages, the release of student data, the complete shutdown of learning,…
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Cybersecurity Educator Advisory Panel

CoSN’s EdTech Leadership Survey consistently identifies cybersecurity as a top priority for school system IT Leaders.  The CoSN Cybersecurity advisory seeks to support school leaders in their efforts to support…
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Cybersecurity Toolkit – Authentication Management

Controlling access to organizational systems and resources is an essential element of cybersecurity. The traditional approach to access control has been to assign usernames with complex password requirements, generally a…
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CTO’s Perspective: Importance of Cybersecurity

Those responsible for cybersecurity in our districts spend a great deal of time empowering our users with security knowledge and awareness. Yet, we often don’t allow ourselves to focus on…
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IoT is Everywhere

As I ponder recent conversations I’ve had around data and cybersecurity, I can’t help but recall several energy-driven discussions on the Internet of Things (IoT). These discussions revolve around several…
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CISA & Back To School!

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…
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Cybersecurity Remains EdTech Leaders’ No. 1 Priority in 2021 –Focus on Digital Equity and Access Grows

 CoSN today released its 2021 EdTech Leadership Survey Report, which includes IT leadership and infrastructure findings to give school districts and policymakers a holistic understanding of the K-12 IT landscape.…
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CoSN, SETDA, SECA, All4Ed, SHLB and CGCS Submit E-Rate Cybersecurity Cost Estimate to FCC

CoSN, SETDA, SECA, All4Ed, SHLB and CGCS today submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) an estimate outlining the cost to provide much-needed cybersecurity protections to U.S. K-12 school districts…
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EdTech Leaders Cite Cybersecurity as No. 1 Priority, Critical IT Infrastructure Updates Needed

CoSN today released a new report, combining the results of the organization’s long-standing IT Leadership and Infrastructure surveys, to give school districts and policymakers a holistic understanding of the K-12…
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