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

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Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud: The Symantec Endpoint Protection Academic edition package includes SEP 14, an enterprise-grade threat protection program that can keep faculty and students safe, no matter what device they are using. Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:45. As data becomes integral to K–12 education, administrators face new challenges to ensure they keep students’ information safe. .

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. Symantec has discovered that each page turn in a survey is a leaky pipe for survey abandonment, so they limit their survey to four pages containing only key drivers of Net Promoter, emphasizing customer-centric questions.

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

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Endpoint security software offered by companies like Symantec and Malwarebytes allow universities to more easily detect vulnerabilities and unify network management. 3 Ways K-12 Schools Can Improve Their Cybersecurity in 2019. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 12/17/2018 - 08:53. The education sector is the least secure of 17 industries studied this year, according to a new report released Thursday.

Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship

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In “ Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship ,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education , and sponsored by Symantec , Liang discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia—all which can apply to any student, and not just students with Autism. Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Jennifer Liang, knows all about digital citizenship.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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This edWeb broadcast was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy.

Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

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This edWeb broadcast was hosted Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. 24/7 access to technology has brought many benefits, from online collaboration to improved parent-teacher communication. But that 24/7 environment has also brought increased stress to students’ lives as issues they encounter at school, especially on social media, follow them home.

Binge Watch the Top 25 edWebinars of 2019!

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Many thanks to all of our edWeb partners and sponsors , and special thanks to the sponsors of our top 25 programs: Gryphon House, Frog Street Press , VIPKid , Monarch Center for Autism , STAR Autism Support , VizZle , Education.com , Common Sense Education , Symantec , Music Together , Learning Without Tears , Free Spirit Publishing , Kaplan Early Learning , Learning Ally , Lexia Learning , Brookes Publishing , 21st Century Thinking , and Renaissance.

K–12 IT Teams Use Phishing Simulations to Boost Cybersecurity

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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. The value of digital information is rising, and with it the importance of keeping that information safe.

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

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According to a study done by Symantec , apps with the most cybersecurity issues are lifestyle apps, which account for 27 percent of malicious apps. As students and young adults use the internet more often, they’ll be subject to more cyber threats. Nowadays students of all grades complete their homework, communicate with their peers and teachers, check their grades and conduct research for assignments online. Learning is more digital than ever and it will only continue in that direction.

The K-12 Business Model: How to Innovate in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment

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Prior to Microsoft, Cheryl was VP of Marketing at F5 Networks and also spent 11 years at Symantec in various product teams including four years leading the Huawei Symantec Joint Venture program office and investment. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. Each fall, teachers will get a new sea of smiling faces in their classrooms. Almost no other industry operates under this unique business model, where each year your audience is replaced with a completely new one.

Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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In “ Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship ,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , Jennifer discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

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Prior to Microsoft, Cheryl was VP of Marketing at F5 Networks and also spent 11 years at Symantec in various product teams including four years leading the Huawei Symantec Joint Venture program office and investment. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. What’s hot in education technology? A better question might be, what’s hot in EdTech this year ? It’s no surprise that the sector is growing – and quickly. In 2017, EdTech industry investments rose to a record-breaking $9.5

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

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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. With the proliferation of technology in school and at home, parents are looking for direction on how to keep their kids’ media habits in check. Librarians, who are often at the front lines of media and tech in schools, can provide that crucial guidance.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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The edWebinar referenced above was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives.

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. A strong understanding of digital citizenship is essential for students of all ages to be able to make smart choices online and in life. Meanwhile, technology is constantly changing and becomes outdated quickly, so there are always new and important skills that must be taught.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

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This broadcast was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all. And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” Below are some of Higgin’s favorites. Free Favorites.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

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The Digital Learning & Leadership PLC, hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , hosted the webinar, “ Now I Have to Teach Coding? A Beginner’s Guide ” was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual initiative that aims to inspire K-12 students to take interest in computer science. During this annual program, schools around the world host their own Hour of Code ™.

4 Tips for Controlling Shadow IT

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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. 4 Tips for Controlling Shadow IT. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:15. For a K–12 IT department, one of the biggest security threats may be as sinister as it sounds.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

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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. Dignity—it’s not a word often associated with social media and online interaction. However, as part of a new education program from Seton Hall Law School’s Institute for Privacy Protection, communication, community, and dignity are key themes of the curriculum.

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.

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. Student privacy and school security are growing concerns in schools that can have consequences from negative media attention to losing parent and student trust. Defining and assessing levels of risk in the school is a crucial part of online security and privacy.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? To begin with, creativity, flexibility and strong goals are a must.

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

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The SBIR program has spawned some successful and recognizable companies including Symantec, Qualcomm and 23andMe. Among the last people to be invited to the White House during the Obama administration is Snehal Patel, CEO and co-founder of. Sokikom , an online, collaborative math program. Perhaps it’s a fitting reward for his dedication: he’s been working on the game pretty much since the beginning of Obama’s presidency. The official purpose of Patel’s trip to D.C.

To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

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More than 100 women participated in the coding challenge, and Door of Clubs brought technology companies, including Asana and Symantec, to talk about career opportunities during breaks. 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.

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

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This week, KKR announced it has sold its majority stake in Weld North Education, a subset of the overall Weld North portfolio, to Silver Lake, another private equity group whose holdings also include Dell, GoDaddy and Symantec. For more than two decades, Jonathan Grayer has made a career out of welding educational companies.

?Overcoming Hacking and Cybercrimes — The Next Obstacle to Edtech

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According to cybersecurity firm Symantec, 54 “zero-day vulnerabilities” (a security hole in platforms such as Microsoft Windows that can be exploited by hackers before the vendor can deliver a fix) were discovered in 2015, an increase of 125 percent from the prior year.

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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!) I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast. While there are inconveniences to air travel, the upside for me is that I use these long haul flights as a chance to catch up on my long-form reading list.

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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!) I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast. While there are inconveniences to air travel, the upside for me is that I use these long haul flights as a chance to catch up on my long-form reading list.

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