Leading the Way in K-12 InfoSec, Tutorial Workshops

Security Awareness in K-12 Education


10:00am - 11:50am

Simon Obeid

Professor, CoEIS National Curriculum and Assessment Team

DeVry University

This security awareness workshop will offer hands-on activities and demonstrations to help empower K-12 educators, staff, and leaders to protect sensitive information against hackers and malicious attacks. Topics covered will include:

  • Implementing multifactor authentication (MFA)
  • Recognizing online security threats
  • How ransomware attacks, e-mail compromise scams, DoS attacks and other cyber incidents impact schools
  • Building a culture of cybersecurity awareness in K-12 schools
  • Practical skills for better protecting school information from the risk of data breaches and network attacks
  • Common cybersecurity mistakes that employees may make when using e-mail
  • Linux, Nmap, Wireshark, and other tools