Data Security in K-12

Protect Students’ PII and Stay Compliant

Overview

Due to the increase in the amount of student data, data breaches targeting educational institutions are on the rise.

Data attacks against K-12 school systems impact everyone within the education industry. And everyone from IT to students and faculty needs to understand the data security threats affecting their data.

Since 2013, more than 113 pieces of legislation have been implemented to address threats to student data privacy, but their success has been hindered by school districts that don’t deploy (or deploy the wrong) solutions to keep students’ personally identifiable information (PII) out of the hands of cybercriminals.

Download this brief for an overview of the K-12 federal data security regulatory bodies and learn how you can become compliant with existing and future mandates.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The growing data security threats in K - 12 education
  • The regulations and laws created to counter these threats
  • How Virtru makes compliance easy with student PII protection and secure sharing capabilities

Dive Deeper

Infographic Key Considerations for Compliance in the Cloud
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Guide Keeping K-12 Student Data Secure Checklist
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Infographic How to Secure Your K-12 Student Data in G Suite for Education
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