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LIVE WEBINAR ON 2/29: NYSED Information Security Office Data Security Review

Webinar - NYSED Data Security Review

Did you know that on January 16, 2024 NYSED announced it will be conducting comprehensive reviews to assess what data security controls schools have in place to protect the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of students, faculty, and staff? As part of our ongoing commitment to data security in education, IKON Edutech Group invites you to […]

Data Security 101: How to Effectively Back Up and Recover Your School’s Private Data

Discover best practices in data backup and security for K-12 schools. Safeguarding your school’s digital assets made easy! In today’s digital age, the importance of data cannot be overstated. Schools, just like any other organization, rely heavily on data to manage everything from student records to financial transactions. Unfortunately, many K-12 schools and school districts […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: 7 Essential Steps for K-12 Administrators

Cybersecurity Awareness Month - October 2023

Strengthening the Digital Shield: 7 Ways K-12 Schools Can Improve Cybersecurity In today’s increasingly connected world, cybersecurity is not just an IT concern; it’s a shared responsibility that extends to every corner of society, including our K-12 schools. As we celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to take proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity […]

From Vulnerable to Invincible: How Automated Patch Management Boosts K–12 Cybersecurity

Automated Patch Management: Safeguarding K–12 Cybersecurity in a Digital Landscape In an era where technology has become an integral part of education, the security of K–12 school networks and systems has taken center stage. With cybercriminals becoming more sophisticated, school leaders must fortify their defenses to ensure the safety and privacy of their students and […]

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Here’s What You Need to Know

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an annual campaign held in October to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and promote best practices for staying safe online. It is a collaborative effort between government agencies, nonprofit organizations, industry leaders, and individuals to educate people about the threats and challenges in the digital world and encourage them […]

How To Prevent Your School’s Cyber Insurance Claim From Being Denied

K-12 Cyber Insurance Policy Compliance

Discover how specialized IT providers for K-12 schools can fortify cybersecurity, ensuring your cyber insurance policy remains your safety net. As K-12 school leaders, you’re well aware of the growing importance of cybersecurity in today’s digital world. With the increasing reliance on technology for education, protecting sensitive data has become paramount. Cyber insurance is a […]

LIVE WEBINAR ON 10/17: Student Data Privacy Essentials for Schools

BLACC - IKON - Student Data Privacy Webinar

NYS Ed Law 2-D Compliance & Community Trust As we step into the fall season, educational agencies across New York State are gearing up for an important change. The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Privacy Office is set to launch a comprehensive monitoring program aimed at ensuring compliance with Education Law 2-d and the […]

Demystifying K–12 Student Data Privacy Laws: FERPA, CIPA, and More

Understanding FERPA, CIPA, Other K–12 Student Data Privacy Laws

Understanding FERPA, CIPA, Other K–12 Student Data Privacy Laws Protecting student data is paramount in today’s ever-evolving education landscape. With the increasing reliance on technology and cloud-based solutions in K–12 schools, understanding the intricacies of student data privacy laws is crucial. In this article, we’ll delve into the key aspects of laws like FERPA, CIPA, […]

Beyond Security Cameras: How Advanced Tech Elevates Safety in K-12 School Environments

Enhancing Safety in K-12 Schools: Unveiling the Power of Modern Physical Security Technology In an era where the safety of our students and educators is of paramount importance, school leaders are constantly seeking innovative ways to fortify their institutions. One pivotal avenue that has gained prominence is the integration of modern physical security technology. However, […]