Google’s Phishing Quiz

Identifying phishing can be harder than you think. Phishing is an attempt to trick you into giving up your personal information by pretending to be someone you know. Practice telling what is fake using Google’s Phishing Quiz. 

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4 Cybersecurity Tips for School Staff & Students

Each October, the US recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a multi-week opportunity for everyone – including K-12 school districts – to recommit themselves to protecting digital networks and data. Here are a few quick tips to help your staff and students better understand their role in keeping educational networks secure.

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Discover New Possibilities @ IETC 2022

New location, new events, and limitless new possibilities – that’s what’s in store for IETC 2022. Discover fresh ways to support classroom integration, develop robust technology environments, and harness edtech’s full potential during 3 keynotes, 120+ breakout sessions, and more!

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Be Connected: The Security+ Certification

Want to add a recognizable cybersecurity certification to your portfolio, regardless of where you are in your career?

CompTIA’s Security+ certification is for you! This week’s Be Connection will be devoted to discussing this well-known credential, including the pros and cons of earning it, and the specific cybersecurity skills you’ll sharpen along the way. Join us if you want to grow as a cybersecurity professional or bring your newest hires up to speed with a baseline cybersecurity skillset.

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Be Connected: K12SIX Essential Protections

Effective standards are one of the keys to an effective cybersecurity regimen. What standards are your district using? Is it time to update those standards and establish a new baseline?

Either way, join us on this week’s Be Connected for a peek at K12 Sharing Information Exchange’s (K12SIX) Essential Protections. With hosts Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, we’ll highlight each of this resource’s core recommendations and discuss how your district can utilize them to establish a new, more stable cybersecurity baseline.

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Be Connected: K12SIX Incident Response Runbook

No one wants to deal with a cybersecurity breach. But if the past few years have been any indicator, school districts are among the most popular targets for nefarious digital activity. As such, it’s best to be prepared for the worst – and this resource might be your district’s key to bouncing back when worse comes to worse.

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