Quantifiable Data Demonstrates the Value of Personalized Learning for Loudoun County Public Schools
Kim Ellery
Quantifiable Data Demonstrates the Value of Personalized Learning for Loudoun County Public Schools

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) is the third largest school division in the Commonwealth of Virginia with more than 78,000 students in 89 facilities. In order to support a personalized learning program, the district invested heavily in a one-to-one program for students and staff, adding thousands of devices for use in-classroom, at home, or by teachers away on conferences. The Challenge: Demonstrate the Value of Personalized Learning In order...

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5 Ways to Combat the Insider Threat
Jo-Ann Smith
5 Ways to Combat the Insider Threat

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a global campaign run annually to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. We’ve asked some of our leading security experts here at Absolute to chime in on some of the most pressing issues in cybersecurity today. In Part 2 of this series, we bring you insight from Jo-Ann Smith, our Director of Technology Risk Management & Data Privacy, who brings extensive...

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Lesson Learned, Again: Patch Your Software
Richard Henderson
Lesson Learned, Again: Patch Your Software

In prepared testimony for this week’s congressional panel on the Equifax breach that led to the theft of personal information of more than 145 million people, former CEO Richard Smith said the breach was the result of an unpatched Apache Struts software vulnerability within the company’s online disputes portal. According to Smith, Equifax did in fact receive notification of the vulnerability first from U.S. CERT and then from their...

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