School districts have become major targets for cyber hackers in recent years, and the seriousness of this issue still evades many school boards.
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There are several issues associated with executive session board meetings, but these risks can be mitigated by being aware and using the right resources.
School boards are accountable for ensuring that information related to students and the school district stays protected from sensitive data exposure.
Using file-sharing apps creates security risks that are intolerable for school boards handling confidential information as a routine part of doing business.
With a fully secure board portal and a clear vision, school boards can reduce their cyber risk with a rigorous framework of measurements and corrections.
School boards need technological communication training by experts to comply with a district-wide technology policy in order to best champion cybersecurity.