Protecting Student Data in an (Un)Secure World
Mag Bickford (New Orleans) will co-present at the Annual Conference of the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) on October 15, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina. The SAIS Annual Conference draws independent school leaders from throughout the region, including more than 400 heads of school and administrators.
Mag’s session is entitled “Protecting Student Data in an (Un)Secure World” and will address a broad spectrum of independent schools’ cybersecurity needs. Cybersecurity and data privacy issues are key considerations for all educational institutions. The presentation will cover student records laws, including FERPA; potential liability/exposure in case of a cyber attack or data breach; remediation issues; and what schools should proactively do to ensure proper protections are in place. This session will provide best practices regarding independent schools’ cybersecurity and data privacy issues, with an emphasis on student records and student privacy considerations.