To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

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College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume. Companies blindly court juniors and seniors to their floorspace, hoping that they’ll be the right fit for internships and full-time positions. One company is making a business out of helping student associations and companies connect beyond the walls of tri-folds and stacks of resumes at career fairs.

Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys

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Consider the potential career path and future role of each customer”, advised Tracie Scott, Symantec’s Director of Customer & Partner Insight & Measurement Architecture & Analytics. Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys Lynn Hunsaker.

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Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Currently, several companies lead the way with offerings that address the diverse infrastructure challenges of data collection through enhanced interoperability. Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:45.

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

Neo LMS

According to a study done by Symantec , apps with the most cybersecurity issues are lifestyle apps, which account for 27 percent of malicious apps. If you’ve never interacted with this person or company before, be wary; Odd email addresses.

3 Ways K-12 Schools Can Improve Their Cybersecurity in 2019

EdTech Magazine

In particular, education institutions struggled with application security, endpoint security and patching cadence, according to the “ 2018 Education Cybersecurity Report ,” conducted by the information security company SecurityScorecard.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

edWeb.net

This edWebinar was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The company has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries.

New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

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This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

” This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

K–12 IT Teams Use Phishing Simulations to Boost Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

According to research conducted by KnowBe4 , a security awareness training company, an average of 27 percent of simulated phishing emails are successful in the education sphere, THE Journal report s. KnowBe4 provided training to phishing-prone educators using simulation programs similar to those used by Symantec or Kapersky Lab. K–12 IT Teams Use Phishing Simulations to Boost Cybersecurity. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:36.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

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COPPA, for example, doesn’t extend to sites like Instagram or Pinterest, and companies’ data privacy policies typically are just stating what they can do with the data and aren’t offering any protections. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

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This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Creativity, flexibility, and strong goals are a must.

Buying or Building Research-Backed Edtech? The Government Can Help

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The only other education technology company present, out of 45 total recipients, is Agile Mind , which develops online math and science curriculum and assessments. What distinguishes SBIR-backed companies is the level of research baked into their product development. Each year hundreds of companies apply; only a dozen or so win support. SBIR also does not require entrepreneurs to give up equity in their company, unlike typical venture terms.

4 Tips for Controlling Shadow IT

EdTech Magazine

In fact, Gartner recently estimated that, on average, 40 percent of IT spending at companies is on shadow IT. It’s likely that in K–12 school districts, where IT is typically more physically and logically distributed than in the average company, shadow IT may be even more widespread. A recent study by Symantec, the 2016 Shadow Data Report , found that most of the cloud-based shadow IT apps organizations rely upon lacked enterprise-class security features.

Silver Lake Acquires Majority Stake in Weld North’s Digital Curriculum Business

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For more than two decades, Jonathan Grayer has made a career out of welding educational companies. In 2010, he pooled his own money with KKR, a private equity firm, to launch Weld North , which has since acquired another 16 edtech companies (and invested in 4 others). These three companies include other assets that Weld North has acquired over time. Overall, nine of the 16 companies purchased by Weld North are part of the group now owned by Silver Lake.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so.

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?Overcoming Hacking and Cybercrimes — The Next Obstacle to Edtech

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Providing hosted services rather than giving districts the software to install on their own servers is better for edtech companies; it makes their products easier and cheaper to deploy and maintain. Given the financial and user support challenges facing edtech companies, these economies should translate into benefits for both vendors and schools, and stimulate the edtech market as a whole.