Education Sector

IE: Data of 9,735 teachers shared after ‘phishing’ email breach

Katherine Donnelly reports: A data breach at the Teaching Council has led to personal information relating to 9,735 teachers being shared. The council, which holds personal data on 104,000 serving and retired teachers, has alerted those affected and said it was “not likely to result in any real risk to you in circumstances where...

Coronavirus Compounds K-12 Cybersecurity Problems: 5 Areas to Watch

Jake Maher reports: Cybersecurity experts have warned about coronavirus pandemic-related phishing scams targeting all sectors of the economy, from health care and consumer products to banking. Now, schools are being warned to be extra vigilant too. Doug Levin, the founder and president of the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, pointed out that schools have long been the...

OK: Jay schools working to recover from cyber attack

KSN reports: The Jay Public School District is working to recover after falling victim to a cyber attack. Since Monday, Jay Public Schools Superintendent Larry Shackelford and his district have been dealing with the aftermath of getting hacked. The district is the only one in Oklahoma to have dealt with a cyber attack this...