Schools Suffered at Least 122 Cybersecurity Incidents Last Year

Benjamin Herrold reports:

The nation’s K-12 schools experienced 122 publicly reported cybersecurity incidents in 2018, more than half of which were caused or carried out by staff or students, and nearly 60 percent resulted in students’ personal data being compromised.

And that’s likely just the tip of the iceberg, according to a report released Thursday by the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, which noted that many more such breaches and attacks likely went undetected or unreported.

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