School districts have become a promising target for cybercriminals to capitalize on student data. Using phishing e-mails, stolen passwords, and posing online as legitimate district staff and administrators, these criminals shut down networks, disrupt learning, and hold student/staff data hostage.
Ensuring a safe learning environment requires the collaboration of the entire school community. Everyone has a part to play in reducing the risk of a cyber-attack, from virtual or in-person teachers to district superintendents. Attendees will learn strategies to ensure digital safety using the "zero-trust zone" approach and practical steps for building a robust district cybersecurity plan.