Broadband Planning 101

The Bandwidth Challenge With a majority of school systems starting the 2020-21 academic year with either hybrid or remote classrooms, school system IT leaders must be prepared to manage the…
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CoSN Student Home Bandwidth Calculator

As part of the recent Student Home Connectivity Report development, the Student Home Bandwidth Calculator is now available as a member-exclusive resource. Use this calculator to determine the estimated bandwidth…
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Not All Hotspots Are the Same

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to connectivity solutions. Instead, each solution has its strengths and weaknesses depending on the diverse challenges and needs of the students, school district, and community.…
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The Impact of Cyber-Physical Security Systems on IT Infrastructure

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What are Cyber-Physical Security Systems?

In the wake of school shootings, bullying, natural disasters, and other threats, districts are increasingly turning toward technological systems to enhance the safety of their campuses. These technological systems know…
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Cyber Safety: Seven Security Steps

Remote learning and remote work bring an increased range of online activities into the home. Teachers, students, and their families are at increased risk for cybersecurity attacks and exploits. These…
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Ransomware Brief

Preventing a ransomware attack is possible. However, it takes careful planning, training, and attention to cybersecurity fundamentals. This brief outlines critical steps needed to build a foolproof strategy. Log in…
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Google Analytics and Privacy: What School EdTech Leaders Need to Know

Google Analytics (GA) is a free service which measures and reports website and app activity. It is used primarily by website and app operators to help them understand how their…
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Video Conferencing Tools in the Age of Remote Learning: Privacy Considerations for New Technologies

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Beyond Hotspots

Video is an essential element of remote learning and accounts for up to 85% of the network traffic. However, data limitations and throttling of access on a hotspot, LTE device,…
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