How to Properly Secure a Multi-Vendor Cloud Environment at School

Last week, we discussed security risks arising from the trend toward “one-to-one” computing initiatives in K-12 schools. This week, we hone in on actions IT can take to secure their schools' multi-vendor cloud environment.

Running a modern high-speed data network requires the following fundamentals for data-security:

The Value of Knowing Your School's Security Weaknesses

Many schools in California are rolling out “one-to-one” computing initiatives, to supplement existing policies of bring your own device (BYOD) programs to advance digital curriculum in K-12.

K12 Campus Security Addressed at EdTech IT Summit

According to a recent survey from the Consortium of School Networks, nearly half of K12 schools devote less than 4% of their budgets to security - a frightening statistic, as networks expand to accommodate an ever-increasing number of endpoints... and catastrophic threats from phishing and ransomware have grown worldwide.  And fewer than one-third (27%) of the nation's schools reported that they have a staffer dedicated to monitor network security.

EdTech IT Summit for School Technology Pros

A Unique Opportunity for School Technology Pros

Join your peers and K12 technology thought leaders for a day of exploring the challenges around campus security, E-Rate, and the Connected Classroom.

EARLY BIRD PRIZE DRAWING: REGISTER BEFORE JULY 1 TO BE ENTERED. PRIZES INCLUDE A NEW XBOX.

Who should attend: School IT Directors and Managers, Network Engineers, Budget Officers, Superintendents, Principals, Vice Principals, Curriculum Developers, Science Chairs, Teacher Leadership.