In order to create a more robust cybersecurity workforce, security experts explained on Wednesday that cybersecurity education needs to start at the K-12 level.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) has announced on Sept. 5 a “voluntary pledge” for K-12 education technology software developers and manufacturers to commit to creating products with a greater emphasis on cybersecurity built in.
New Hampshire cybersecurity and education experts told Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., this week that more resources are needed in order to protect K-12 schools from cyberattacks.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is turning to a private sector partner, Curriculum Associates, to roll out a digital supplement for Texas Core High-Quality Instructional Materials (HQIM) elementary literacy program.
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., joined Reps. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., and Zach Nunn, R-Iowa, to reintroduce bipartisan legislation on April 18 that tasks the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA) with establishing a school cybersecurity improvement program.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that requires cybersecurity education for all K-12 students – making it the first state in the union to do so.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with early childcare partners, announced the release of the first publicly available Chicago Early Childhood Integrated Data System (CECIDS).
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a new report and toolkit for K-12 institutions to help them better protect against cybersecurity threats.
Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) was forced to close and halt instruction for two days this week after it suffered from a cyberattack, according to the Iowa school district.
In 2022, state and Federal policymakers significantly accelerated their efforts to help K-12 institutions across the U.S. shore up their cybersecurity defenses, a new report by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) says.