Parents have long held a special duty to protect their school-aged children from bad actors on the Internet.

Now COVID-19 has dramatically and permanently expanded that parental responsibility, as well as extended it to ill-prepared school officials in K-12 campuses all across the nation. The prospect of remotely-taught lessons remaining widespread for some time to come has profound privacy and cybersecurity implications, going forward.

Pulitzer-winning journalist Byron V. Acohido, founder and executive editor of The Last Watchdog on Privacy & Security, discussed this with Tim Keeler, co-founder and CEO of Remediant, a San Francisco-based provider of privileged account management software.

Keeler outlined how implementing three tried-and-true technologies — Single Sign-On (SSO,) multi-factor authentication (MFA) and virtual private networking (VPN) — can go a long way to locking down school networks. Click here to read more >