Other Resources for Cybersecurity
May 15, 2017 | Colorado Department of Education
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE or Department) is required by law to collect and store student and educator records, and takes seriously its obligations to secure information systems and protect the privacy of data collected, used, shared and stored by the Department. Educational data is an asset that is essential to CDE’s business and […]
May 14, 2017 | Workforce Data Quality Campaign
Workforce DQC Privacy and Security Principles
WDQC’s Privacy and Security Principles resource shows ways that data systems can protect individual privacy and promote informed decision making. They are intended to serve as a guideline for local, state, and federal policymakers drafting legislation, as well as data system administrators creating data governance policies.
May 12, 2017 | National School Boards Association
Data Security for Schools: A Legal and Policy Guide for School Boards
Using an FAQ format, this guide offers school boards information to help them ensure that their districts have sound policies and practices in place to protect all the data created, collected and stored as part of school operations and to respond appropriately in the event of a data breach.
May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe
Incident Response Flowchart
The Incident Response Tool and Flowchart guides administrators through all the steps of incident management: fact-finding, documentation, reporting, engaging the appropriate school officials and other stakeholders, as well as outreach to parents, students, and staff. The Incident Response Tool also helps administrators through the investigation process where they need to ask the right questions to […]
May 12, 2017 | iKeepSafe
360 Self Assessment Tool
The Generation Safe 360 Self Assessment tool provides a review of the school’s e-safety competence and helps schools identify their progress in becoming a Generation Safe Gold Medal School. Schools rate their development of and compliance with e-safety policies. It identifies areas of concern and makes recommendations for improved e-safety readiness.
May 12, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics
2016 Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy
The Forum Guide to Education Data Privacy was developed as a resource for state and local education agencies (SEAs and LEAs) to use in assisting school staff in protecting the confidentiality of student data in instructional and administrative practices. SEAs and LEAs may also find this guide useful in developing privacy programs and related professional […]
May 12, 2017 | Educause
Understanding Information Security and Privacy in Postsecondary Education Data Systems
This paper outlines the information security and privacy challenges that exist within the national postsecondary education data infrastructure. It also introduces key language related to information security and privacy in order to provide a common lexicon to frame data protection discussions, describes the general technology architectures considered in the national postsecondary education data infrastructure, summarizes […]
May 12, 2017 | Georgetown Law Journal
Failed Justifications: Why Privacy and Federalism Do Not Support the Ban on a Federal Unit-Record System
This article suggests that the ban on a federal unit-record system cannot be supported by appeals to either privacy or federalism. Because these arguments were not fully developed by the opponents of the unit-record system and were not even explicit in the case of federalism concerns it is useful to consider legal and normative arguments within each […]