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K-12 Student Data Privacy Laws — From Past to Present

Schools have always generated and collected large amounts of student data—primarily to allow educators to better serve students—but it wasn’t until a 2013 controversy that states began passing their own...… See full post »

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Educate the Educators — A Lesson in Training Teachers and Staff to Protect K-12 Student Data

The expanding use of technology in K-12 classrooms is transforming education. Student assessments—from pop quizzes…
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Managing Manufacturing Data: How to Protect IP and Achieve NIST 800-171 Compliance

Manufacturers in the United States perform more than three-quarters of all private-sector R&D in the…
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Expanded Watermarking for Enhanced Control Over Files

As more communication and collaboration happens in the digital space, the need for maintaining data…
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How Encryption Helps Schools Overcome 3 Leading Data Security Risks—and Stay FERPA Compliant

Three data security risks are converging, creating the perfect security storm in today’s education sector—more…
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When it Comes to Data Privacy, What’s Really Confidential?

Google has announced the general availability date for Gmail confidential mode - a feature that…
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