How to Make Data Safe and Networks Sound for Schools
Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eCampus News, Editor-at-Large
Over the past two years, cyberthreats to IT networks have become stronger than ever before with increasing data security breaches in education, including ransomware attacks, phishing, and unauthorized disclosures. While everyone understands the importance of security, many struggle to know where to begin with limited resources. These threats will never be eliminated, but there are strategies to successfully defend campus information infrastructure. Join a conversion with fellow ed tech leaders and experts as they share best practices on both the technical aspects—software and services—and the human aspects—professional development and community education—of keeping your networks safe and sound.
We’ll be hearing from industry experts:
(for full bios see below)
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 engaged in education and technology policy issues for over two decades – in a variety of roles – most prominently in helping to develop and implement the nation’s first education technology plan and strategy in 1996 under President Clinton, as well as its 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 with the American Institutes for Research, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, and the National Association of State Boards of Education.
Director of Network Operations @Peoria Unified School District
Mike has been involved in K-12 education for 25 years in the capacity of teacher, engineer, and director. In his current role as Director for 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 help further the education of the students in his district.
Moderator– Kevin Hogan
eSchool News, Editor-at-Large
Kevin is a forward-thinking media executive with more than 25 years of experience building brands and audiences online, in print, and face to face. He is an acclaimed writer, editor, and commentator covering the intersection of society and technology, especially education technology.