"Schools unprepared for likely rash of cyberattacks, warn security experts"
September 08, 2020


Date: September 8, 2020

Outlet: Roll Call

Written By: Dean DeChiaro

Excerpt: "The effects of spending heavily on online learning without investing in network defenses could ultimately place students at even greater risk, according to John Windhausen Jr., director of the nonprofit Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition.

“'These bills would fund remote learning, which is a good and necessary thing, but they're not funding cybersecurity along with it, and that opens up the network to even more dangerous activity,' said Windhausen, who is circulating a draft proposal on Capitol Hill that includes $1 billion for cybersecurity."

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Original Posting: https://www.rollcall.com/2020/09/08/schools-online-learning-cyberattacks/

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