Other Resources for Cybersecurity

Best Practices for Data Destruction

April 22, 2019 | Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Best Practices for Data Destruction

The Data Destruction Document is a best practices guide on properly destroying sensitive student data after it is no longer needed.  It details the life cycle of data and discusses various legal requirements relating to the destruction of data under FERPA, and examines a variety of methods for properly destroying data.  The guide also discusses […]

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New Lesson Plans for Educators: Privacy Rights, Digital Literacy and Online Safety

April 15, 2019 | Media Smarts

New Lesson Plans for Educators: Privacy Rights, Digital Literacy and Online Safety

This resource provides lesson plans for educators and students to learn more about privacy and digital citizenship as applied to the classroom. The three modules are titled, “Getting the Toothpaste Back into the Tube: A Lesson on Online Information,” “Know the Deal: The Value of Privacy,” “Privacy Rights of Children and Teens”.

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Security Awareness Free Poster Downloads

April 15, 2019 | Inspired Learning

Security Awareness Free Poster Downloads

This free resource is for any organization to use in their offices to promote security awareness. Some of the topics include password protection, anatomy of a URL, how to detect a phishing email, clean desk best practices, and protecting access to your organization.

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Cyber-Security in Today’s K-12 Environment

April 7, 2019 | Council of the Great City Schools

Cyber-Security in Today’s K-12 Environment

This resource, produced by Member Districts of the Council of the Great City Schools, is intended to guide school administrators and educators to design a comprehensive security program with student privacy in mind.

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An Introduction to Data Ethics

April 5, 2019 | Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

An Introduction to Data Ethics

This introductory ethics module for data science courses includes a reading, homework assignments, and case studies, all designed to spark a conversation about ethical issues that students will face in their role as data practitioners. No training in ethical theory, applied ethics, or philosophy is required for either the instructor or the students as they […]

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Easy Tips for Keeping Student Data Safe When Taking Your Work Home

January 9, 2019 | Alexis Shore

Easy Tips for Keeping Student Data Safe When Taking Your Work Home

Cloud services make it easy: save your document to the cloud and access it from work the next day, without the hassle of emailing yourself files or carrying around a flash drive. But are they a safe way to store grades or confidential student data? To help you keep student data safe and avoid getting into trouble with your IT department (or worse!), let’s compare cloud service designed for consumer use vs. those services contracted by your school or district.

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