Cybersecurity in Education


From Fall 2015 Technology in Education Data Base

Cybersecurity in Higher Ed: Searching for a Better Model
This article explores different models to gain better insight into information security in higher education. The cybercrime and cyberwar models were ineffective, but health care might be a more effective model.

Uncovering Security Flaws in Digital Education Products for Schoolchildren
This article discusses how some of the software schools are using are not very secure, making children’s personal information easily obtainable by hackers.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
This is the website for NICE, that aims to encourage more students to advance their education in cybersecurity.

Vice President Biden Announces $25 Million in Funding for Cybersecurity Education at HBCUs
This press release describes the valued importance by the federal government of educating people about cybersecurity nationally.

Cybersecurity Education: Remove the Limits
This article stresses the importance of creating a large, well-trained cyber workforce.

Privacy Issues in a Virtual Learning Environment
This article compares the privacy issues online students face when compared to students in a more traditional, classroom-based education program.

Privacy and Security in E-Learning
This research article discusses how privacy and security in distance learning has been ignored, and the consequences we are facing because of it.

Protecting Student Privacy in Online Learning
This article discusses strategies to use to protect students’ privacy in distance learning.

Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services: Requirements and Best Practices
This report by the U.S. Department of Education discusses what the federal government has done to protect children’s/students’ data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices.

Protecting Student Privacy in Blended and Online Learning: New FERPA Guidance from the US Department of Education
This is a webinar by iNACOL (the International Association for k-12 Online Learning) that discusses how to protect student privacy in distance learning.

Privacy Concerns in E-Learning: Is Using Tracking System a Threat?
This research article analyzes privacy concerns in e-learning.

Security Risks and Protection in Online Learning: A Survey
This article looks at a survey of online students and attempts to answer the question of whether they are aware of the privacy risks they face learning through that medium.