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Cyber Attacker Targets Schools with Suspicious Email

Cyber Attacker Targets Schools with Suspicious Email

It has been reported that a suspicious email is currently being sent to an education sector association. An attacker is contacting individuals and purporting to represent the association.
[COVID-19 UPDATE] Supporting School Business Continuity

[COVID-19 UPDATE] Supporting School Business Continuity

School IT systems are like buildings. If you are constructing a building from the ground up you would develop plans, specifications, an operations manual and ‘as-built’ drawings. This governance gives confidence that should something happen to the ...
[COVID-19 UPDATE] Data Protection Guidelines for Remote Working and Data Sharing

[COVID-19 UPDATE] Data Protection Guidelines for Remote Working and Data Sharing

In the current climate, it is important that schools do not use data protection regulations to discourage remote working or data sharing data, but instead, sensibly evaluate the impact of these processing activities, taking into account the risks to ...
Preparing for Remote Learning: A Readiness Worksheet

Preparing for Remote Learning: A Readiness Worksheet

9ine are supporting schools around the world in the eventuality that they are required to provide school services remotely as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19. To assist you in planning the transition to remote learning we've created a useful, ...
New Data Protection Agency to Address Growing Privacy Crisis in the United States

New Data Protection Agency to Address Growing Privacy Crisis in the United States

Last week US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) published a bill which, if passed, would create a US federal data protection agency designed to protect the privacy of Americans and with the authority to enforce data practices across the country. The ...
[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 ...
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
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 ...
Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

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

The following is the second in a series of blogs where 9ine explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information ...
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 explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information ...

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