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Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

  The ongoing pandemic has forced schools to conduct classes from home which has led to an increasing number of threats and loopholes to exploit for the cybercriminals.  Our teams conducted more than 10 vulnerability assessments in the month of ...
9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9ine’s GRC App has been created with educational organisations at the heart of its design, providing your school with access to an affordable, intelligent, and evidence-based compliance platform. The 9ine App is the ideal platform whether you are at ...
9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

2020 was a year of disruption and unprecedented challenges, we are proud that we could support so many schools as part of the 9ine family of clients. Here are some of the ways we helped schools with business continuity. 
9ine’s Data Protection & Privacy Predictions for schools in 2021

9ine’s Data Protection & Privacy Predictions for schools in 2021

It’s that time of the year when everyone is eagerly looking to bring in 2021, we present 9ine predictions for Schools in the area of Data Protection and Privacy. Read on to know more.
FAQ. Does the GDPR Apply if I Recruit a Teacher from Within the EU?

FAQ. Does the GDPR Apply if I Recruit a Teacher from Within the EU?

Q. I work for an international school in China and I want to recruit a teacher from the UK with British curriculum criteria, does the GDPR apply?
[Updated] Six Key Areas to Help Schools Prepare for Brexit

[Updated] Six Key Areas to Help Schools Prepare for Brexit

During a recent 9ine webinar for international and UK school leaders, we shared an overview of what schools need to know in order to prepare for Brexit. During the webinar we shared an opinion poll with our audience. The majority of our listeners ...
FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

Each month Heidi-Anne O'Neill, 9ine's in-house Data Protection Solicitor shares a frequently asked question to assist school leaders in solving problems and developing best practices in data protection and cyber security. 
Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

KEY CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED THIS YEAR WITHIN CIS’ REVISED INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROTOCOL Over the past year there have been significant developments to international data protection law. Many of our schools have been confused as to what ...
Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

In this blog, the second in the series, we look at Network Security, following the guidance from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the ...
Risk Management - How to Effectively Manage Cyber Security Risks in Your School

Risk Management - How to Effectively Manage Cyber Security Risks in Your School

The following is the first in a series of blogs where 9ine explores how schools can implement technical and organisational changes to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information systems. We will be ...