The promise of technological integration in the classroom is vast - students now have more access to resources, instructors, and each other than ever before. But this rapid revolution in education has pushed many essential security and privacy concerns to the side. Now, many colleges, universities, and school districts are playing catchup, hoping to secure student data before a weak system is compromised.
Because this data is pervasive in today's classroom - from content management systems, to administrative systems, to in-classroom connected devices - it requires a coordinated effort to manage. This effort requires the participation of the institution's administrators, security team, IT team, systems engineers, legal counsel, and internal audit department. To better understand and manage this risk, best-in-class educational institutions are:
Focal Point's risk management services allow educational institutions to improve IT capabilities, manage risk and protect students' personal information. We understand the complex and unique risks faced by colleges, universities, and school districts, and we have built data security, privacy, identity and access management, and internal audit programs for some of largest and most prominent institutions of learning in North America.
We offer a number of services designed to target the key risks facing educational institutions:
State Education Departments