Other Resources for Cybersecurity

Student Privacy & Data Security: A State Education Agency Discussion Framework

May 10, 2017 | Council of Chief State School Officers

Student Privacy & Data Security: A State Education Agency Discussion Framework

This resource is designed to assist chiefs and state education agency leadership in engaging in a robust and productive conversation within the agency. This guide should be used to support agency leadership in the use of data and technology in meeting their overall vision, mission, and goals.

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Privacy Evaluation Questions

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

Privacy Evaluation Questions

The Qualitative questions are part of the questions used to drive the Common Sense District Privacy Evaluation Initiative. These qualitative questions can be used to evaluate the protections and potential risks as they are defined in policies and terms of service of educational software. Between the legal rationale supplied with the Category descriptions and the […]

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Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

May 10, 2017 | Common Sense Education

Surveying Encryption Practices of Technology Used Within Schools

This study is a result of automated tests on 1,221 logins used by 1,128 vendors for technology used in schools and by youth. We surveyed login locations (login URLs) to assess the level of basic support for encryption. While our list of sites is not exhaustive, it is representative of websites from small developers, well-established companies, […]

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Security Planning Rubric

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

Security Planning Rubric

This rubric describes the status of issues that districts can examine to determine current degree of security preparedness.

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CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

CoSN Protecting Privacy In Connected Learning Online Course

This course is designed for school district leaders who need help in understanding existing privacy laws, defining best and necessary practices around privacy, and communicating with their communities.

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CoSN Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal

May 10, 2017 | Consortium for School Networking

CoSN Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal

Developed through the collaborative insight and work of national educational leadership organizations and school systems nationwide, the Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal embodies the commitment of school leadership to safeguard the digital privacy of student data. The TLE Seal is a program addressing school system student data privacy and security. It provides school system leaders with […]

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Privacy and the Digital Student

May 8, 2017 | Center for Democracy and Technology

Privacy and the Digital Student

This report explores student data privacy generally.  It focuses primarily on student privacy in K-12 schools and includes an overview on both how EdTech is used in schools, and the legal regimes governing this use, as well as recent reform efforts.

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