Eric Geller reports:
The Biden administration will host a gathering on Monday to shine a spotlight on a community that urgently needs cybersecurity aid: America’s K-12 schools.
School leaders, federal officials and technology executives will convene at the White House to discuss the importance of improving schools’ digital security to prevent hackers from shutting down classes and stealing students’ and teachers’ sensitive personal information. The summit will cover topics such as prioritizing the most effective cyber defenses, practicing cyber incident responses, adopting lessons from physical security preparations and pushing education technology vendors to build safer products.
Read more at The Messenger about the plans and resources being developed for schools.