School Cyber Attacks Could Have Bigger Implications for Edtech

CYBER WAR ON SCHOOLS: Last month, the Kentucky Department of Education fell victim to cyber attacks waged on their student data network. While no data was compromised, EdWeek explores the greater implications these attacks will have for school network security as they become more frequent; the author surmises that schools could become training grounds for hackers looking for an easy target. Should schools beef up their network security (a costly endeavor), BYOD advocates could be looking at more barriers to low-cost 1:1 solutions.

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