How to secure data and sound networks for schools
Performed by Kevin Hogan, School News, Editor-in-Chief
Over the past two years, the cyber threat to IT networks has become stronger than ever, with increasing data security breaches in education, including ransomware attacks, phishing and unauthorized disclosures. While everyone understands the importance of security, many struggle with limited resources to figure out where to start. These threats will never be eliminated, but there are strategies to successfully protect campus information infrastructure. Join a transition with fellow technology leaders and experts to keep your networks secure and healthy as they share best practices in both the technical aspects software and services — and the humanities — professional development and community education.
We hear from industry experts:
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Douglas A. Levin, National Director, K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX)
Mike Treguboff, Director of Network Operations @ Peoria Unified School District
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Meet your speakers
Douglas A. Levin
National Director @ K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX)
He has been involved in education and technology policy for over two decades – in various roles – most notably assisting in the development and implementation of the country’s first education technology plan and strategy under President Clinton in 1996, with subsequent updates in 2000 and again in 2004 (under President Bush). ). He also consulted on the development of the 2016 plan (under President Obama). From 2009-15, he served as Executive Director of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA). Previously, Mr. Levin held positions at the American Institutes for Research, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, and the National Association of State Boards of Education.
Director of Network Operations @ Peoria Unified School District
Mike has been involved with K-12 education for over 25 years as a teacher, engineer and director. In his current role as director of network operations, he oversees the network infrastructure for a school district of 36,000 students. He uses his experience as a teacher and network director to manage the district network and look for opportunities where district technology can further help educate students in his district.
Moderator – Kevin Hogan
School News, Editor-in-Large
Kevin is a pioneer-thinking media executive with over 25 years of experience building brands and audiences online, in print and face to face. He is an acclaimed writer, editor and commentator who has covered the crossroads of society and technology, especially education technology.