Report: 25% of Districts Victimized by Cyber Attacks in 2022

Giovanni Albanese reports:

San Francisco-based Clever on Thursday released its Cybersecure 2023 report, based on October 2022 surveys of an excess of 800 administrators and more than 3,000 teachers in the U.S. The respondents had differing views on a wide number of issues but the two sides are in agreement that schools need better training, technology and staffing to shore up cybersecurity efforts, according to Clever’s Thursday news release.


The survey revealed that teachers and administrators don’t share the same sentiment on the likelihood of a cyber attack happening on their respective school grounds. Less than half the teachers surveyed said that a breach would be likely at their school while two-thirds of administrators felt it would be likely. Twenty-five percent of administrator respondents said their district had already been victim to some form of a hack, phishing scam, data breach or other cyber incident in the year leading up to the survey, it said.

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