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School Cybersecurity Strategies as Ransomware Attacks Hit 56% of K-12

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Ransomware attacks are one of the biggest threats on the radar to businesses, from healthcare to QSR, especially since the several high-profile attacks in the last year. One of the most at-risk industries is education; primary school and colleges have been heavily impacted by ransomware threats as they often don’t have the infrastructure to stop or Read more

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School Cybersecurity Strategies as Ransomware Attacks Hit 56% of K-12
Ransomware attacks are one of the biggest threats on the radar to businesses, from healthcare to QSR, especially since the several high-profile attacks in the last year. One of the Read more
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All-Encompassing Crisis Systems to Improve School Safety
Crisis communications include everything from the initial reports to the recovery. Secure and refurbished buildings are the first systems for maintaining safe schools. Schools can be a Read more
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With two mass shootings in the news within days of each other, it is difficult to avoid the information about such violence. According to AP News, the devastation of the Uvalde, Texas, school Read more
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 In school security news, governors in New Jersey, Texas, and Washington state recently signed legislation with specific active shooter drill parameters. “These states have taken Read more

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School Cybersecurity Strategies as Ransomware Attacks Hit 56% of K-12
August 2, 2022
Ransomware attacks are one of the biggest threats on the radar to businesses, from healthcare to QSR, especially since the several high-profile attacks in the last year. One of the most at-risk industries is education; primary school and colleges have been heavily impacted by ransomware threats as they often don’t have the infrastructure to stop or Read more
All-Encompassing Crisis Systems to Improve School Safety
July 19, 2022
Crisis communications include everything from the initial reports to the recovery. Secure and refurbished buildings are the first systems for maintaining safe schools. Schools can be a hub in the aftermath of natural disasters. As far as public safety, schools must consider a multi-layered approach to crisis communications. Adam Coughran refers to Read more
6 Ways Teachers Can Combat Learning Loss for Multilingual Learners
July 12, 2022
There are 4.9 Million Multilingual Learners in the United States If you are a multilingual teacher, you have made it through one of the most challenging times in history as an educator. Although the pandemic brought on trying times in education, there are always silver linings in problematic situations. During Covid, Read more
How Improving Door Security Can Help Protect Schools
June 30, 2022
With every school shooting that occurs within the United States questions around security arise. How do we, as a society, protect our children when they are at school? How do we ensure that in an active shooter situation, they are safe? The June 2022 active shooter school events in Uvalde, Texas, and Duncanville, Texas raised more questions and Read more
Communication Through Crisis: How to Talk to Children About School Shootings
May 27, 2022
With two mass shootings in the news within days of each other, it is difficult to avoid the information about such violence. According to AP News, the devastation of the Uvalde, Texas, school attack killed 19 children and two teachers. Seventeen individuals were wounded before the gunman was taken down. This event is distressing, and it may be even more so for Read more
What Does it Mean to Have ‘Trauma-Informed’ and ‘Age-Appropriate’ Safety Drills?
May 10, 2022
 In school security news, governors in New Jersey, Texas, and Washington state recently signed legislation with specific active shooter drill parameters. “These states have taken a stance on what they believe should and should not be included in active shooter drills in schools,” said Adam Coughran. “While the language is a bit different, all Read more
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MarketScale Announces the Return of DisruptED
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