Education Sector

IE: Schools on security alert as gardaí probe online class breach

Katherine Donnelly and Robin Schiller report: Schools are on alert to IT security risks around online classes as a Garda investigation gets under way into how a number of men gained unauthorised access to a video lesson for second-year students. The breach, at a Co Meath school on Wednesday, was compounded when the men...

Ca: Laurentian Data Breach Class Action Approved by Court

The following is a press release. I’ll meet you on the other side: On October 19, 2021 (sic), a certification and settlement approval hearing took place at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in respect of a settlement agreement with Spencer Brydges with respect to the above-noted action. On December 17, 2020 the Ontario...

Toledo Public Schools Seeking Individuals Who May Not Have Received Notice of Security Breach

Public Notice: January 14, 2021 As previously reported on this website and in the news media, Toledo Public Schools experienced a security incident in September which later resulted in the potential access, viewing or removal of personal information for some current and former TPS students and employees. Such personal information may include, but is not necessarily...

Puget Sound Educational Service District reports data breach

Q13Fox reports: The Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) sent out a notice to current and former students, and employees of King and Pierce County Schools, after learning of a data breach within their computer network. According to PSESD, they first learned of “unusual activity” in its network on or about July 25th of last year....