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U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer Focuses on K-12 Cybersecurity

In response to recent cyber attacks on school systems, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released a letter to the Department of Homeland Security to express the critical need for DHS to investigate where the attacks are originating from and help fill cybersecurity gaps of school districts’ EdTech. Senator Schumer’s letter to DHS cited that security breaches not only put vulnerable data at risk, but also subverted teacher lesson plans and interrupted student learning. As the government continues to recognize the importance of cybersecurity in K-12, it is crucial for school districts to expand their focus beyond their own organizations to include the third party vendors that store or access sens