What K–12 schools need to shore up cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:00:00 +0000

We discuss the challenges facing K–12 schools looking to protect students’ data, and which solutions they can adopt in order to build up defenses and increase cybersecurity awareness.

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Schneider Electric supports sustainability efforts with performance and energy savings for Marshall County School District

Credit to Author: Customer Voices| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:19:51 +0000

Marshall County occupies 710 square miles on Mississippi’s northern border, just across from Tennessee. Founded in 1836, this primarily agricultural area is home to just over 37,000 residents. Recently the… Read more »

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How to create a sticky cybersecurity training program

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:00:00 +0000

Organizations know that training employees is not only expensive but time-consuming. But when it comes to cybersecurity, training is a must. Whether you’re an organization of 50 or 50,000, this guide will show you the ropes in creating a cybersecurity training program that works from start to finish.

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University-customized Alexa devices will answer students’ questions

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:17:00 -0700

Saint Louis University (SLU) has rolled out 2,300 Alexa-powered Echo Dot virtual assistants to all of its student living spaces to provide answers to university-related queries about events, speakers on campus and more.

The university also plans to extend use of the artificial intelligence assistant into classrooms and meeting rooms in future and aims to use the technology to support workplace productivity for its faculty staff, according to CIO, David Hakanson.

Students arriving at SLU this month can access a custom skill that answers questions relating to university services, such as “When does the library open?” or “Where is the registrar’s office?”

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Engaging students in cybersecurity: a primer for educators

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 16:52:20 +0000

The continuing rise of cybercrime calls for a new breed of fighters. Are teachers prepared to take on the challenge of training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals? How can they introduce and engage students in this fast-growing field of study?

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