Key points:

  • K-12 cybersecurity is of paramount importance in digital classrooms
  • A secure by design approach can help reduce cybersecurity risks
  • See related article: Reading, writing, and cybersecurity: Practicing good cyber hygiene
  • Get the latest news on K-12 cybersecurity by visiting eSN’s IT Leadership page

In early September, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced a voluntary pledge for K-12 education technology software manufacturers to commit to designing products with a greater focus on security. In the announcement, CISA mentioned that six leaders in the education software industry had already committed to the pledge: PowerSchool, ClassLink, Clever, GG4L, Instructure, and D2L.

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Source: https://www.eschoolnews.com/it-leadership/2023/10/17/fixing-the-k-12-cybersecurity-problem/