Education

EVENT: Absolute to Discuss Student Data Analytics at SXSWedu March 7-9
EVENT: Absolute to Discuss Student Data Analytics at SXSWedu March 7-9

Absolute is headed to Austin, Texas and SXSWedu the week of March 6-9 to talk student data analytics and more during three separate sessions at this groundbreaking conference. A component of the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals, SXSWedu “fosters innovation in learning by hosting a passionate and diverse community of education stakeholders.” Absolute will be hosting a trio of sessions at this year’s event, focusing on the...

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How a Proactive IT Strategy in K-12 Can Keep Students Safe
How a Proactive IT Strategy in K-12 Can Keep Students Safe

Technology is now an integrated aspect of today’s schools, with one-to-one computing enhancing and enriching the way we teach and learn. K-12 schools were expected to spend $4.7 billion on technology in the past year, with no sign of slowing, but the safety of the students who are using these technologies is often overlooked. In an article on eSchoolNews, I discuss How every school can promote safety in a digital...

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Education Sector Hit Hard by Insider Threats in 2016
Education Sector Hit Hard by Insider Threats in 2016

The total number of breaches recorded by the 2016 ITRC Breach Report hit 489 last week, an increase of 19.8% over last year’s figures. Year-over-year, breaches in the Education sector are up 70 percent over 2015 figures.

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Theft of Devices Moves to K-12 Schools
Theft of Devices Moves to K-12 Schools

Almost every school district in the US now has laptop computers, tablets and other mobile devices, with digital learning an integral part of the curriculum. With devices now woven into the core of our current teaching methods and curriculum, the threat of a personal or school computer walking out the door in the hands of thieves can have a huge impact.

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