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Six Key Areas to Help Schools Prepare for Brexit

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 ...
Cyber Security in Schools: Event Log Monitoring

Cyber Security in Schools: Event Log Monitoring

In this seventh blog in the series which builds upon every stage of the National Cyber Security Centre's 10 Steps to Cyber Security, we look at Event Log Monitoring. By following these recommended steps, you will be able to evidence that your school ...
Cyber Security in Schools: User privileges, passwords and the human firewall!

Cyber Security in Schools: User privileges, passwords and the human firewall!

In this sixth blog in the series we look at User Privileges, following the guidance from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can reduce the likelihood and impact of a cyber attack through effective use of user ...
Cyber Compliance Requirements - Academies Financial Handbook 2019

Cyber Compliance Requirements - Academies Financial Handbook 2019

To comply with section 6.9 - 6.12 of the Academies Financial Handbook, Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) must be aware of the risk of fraud, theft and irregularity. Cyber security is specifically referenced by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) ...
Cyber Crime & Fraud - What Your Governing Body Needs to Know

Cyber Crime & Fraud - What Your Governing Body Needs to Know

Cyber Security Guidance from the Charity Commission
Data Privacy & Advancement in Schools: A Framework for Improvement

Data Privacy & Advancement in Schools: A Framework for Improvement

Living in the shadow of the GDPR
Cyber Security: The 9ine Steps For Incident Management

Cyber Security: The 9ine Steps For Incident Management

In this fifth blog in the series, we look at Incident management, following the guidance from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can ensure that with well structured, clearly written incident plans and procedures, ...
Whatsapp: Communicating in Schools

Whatsapp: Communicating in Schools

Should we be using WhatsApp for Internal Communication in Schools? Carrier pigeon, telegram, fax, post-it note, email...methods of communication have changed considerably over time and alongside advances in technology. The rise of the smartphone and ...
Security in the cloud: Office 365

Security in the cloud: Office 365

Have you ever been asked, "how secure is our cloud platform?" or, "how can we minimise the risk of a data breach in our cloud apps?”
Malware Prevention - How to Establish & Maintain Anti-Malware Defences Across your Organisation

Malware Prevention - How to Establish & Maintain Anti-Malware Defences Across your Organisation

  In this fourth blog in the series, we look at malware prevention, following the guidance from the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can ensure that the appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place ...

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