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8 Tips for Protecting Student Privacy & District Data in EdTech

Thursday, January 19
12:30 pm - 12:55 pm
Room: Virtual
Cybersecurity, Data Privacy
Administrators, Teachers, Technology Leaders/Support

How many new apps and/or vendors has your district adopted in the past few years? You might be surprised to learn it’s likely far more than you think.

The edtech industry is exploding. At the same time, students, teachers, and staff are using their district Google account to sign up for a wide variety of apps (either on purpose or accidentally). While some of these apps can provide benefits, many are creating real student privacy concerns and data security risks.

Data privacy and data security go hand-in-hand. This is particularly true when it comes to applications that have access to your district’s data—whether or not they’re approved.

Branden Richey
Branden Richey
Senior Account Executive, ManagedMethods

My name is Branden Richey and I’m a Senior Account Executive at ManagedMethods based in Boulder, CO. During the week, you can find me helping districts secure their Google and Microsoft cloud environments, discussing the importance of student safety in schools today or attending conferences. On the weekends, you'll find me hiking up one of Colorado's gorgeous 14'ers!