K-12 Cybersecurity Act Signed Into Law

Emily Parkin

Present Joe Biden signed the K-12 Cybersecurity Act into law, which lays out four objectives with the goal of strengthening the cybersecurity of the United States’ K-12 educational institutions. What do these mean for schools?  What Is the K-12 Cybersecurity Act?? Introduced by U.S. Representative James R. Langevin (D-RI) as […]

Senators Urge Better Cyber Protection For K-12 Schools

Emily Parkin

With the COVID-19 pandemic thoroughly relegating many schools to online learning, federal agencies are emphasizing the need to take extra precautions to prevent cyberattacks in the classroom. A coalition of senators, spearheaded by Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H,. issued a letter on Friday urging the Education and Homeland Security departments to […]

New K-12 cybersecurity law is just the first step

Emily Parkin

— Federal policymakers scored their first big win on tackling K-12 cybersecurity issues. Experts say this isn’t the end of the road. — As the number of cyberattacks grows, so does the pressure on state-level data breach notification laws to understand the extent of these incidents in the private sector. […]