Reflecting on 2020 & Looking Ahead to 2021
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On the first episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski interviews Greg Hogan. Greg is the Network and Data Security Coordinator at Bibb County Schools in Georgia, and a ManagedMethods customer. The conversation takes a look back at the year 2020, how cybersecurity has changed in K12 schools, and speculates a bit on what lies ahead for K12 cybersecurity in the year 2021. Greg shares more on Bibb County's shift into remote & hybrid learning (02:34); how his role specifically has changed since the shift to remote & hybrid learning (04:23); the increase in safety monitoring online (07:49); how the K12 IT sector has responded to the events of 2020 (09:04); new pain points in K12 IT (11:06); the type of publicly-disclosed incidents in 2020 and how they've changed (12:44); what new strategies his team has implemented that other districts should consider (14:39); how Greg sees IT becoming more integrated in student safety (17:59); what 2021 holds in terms of the types of incidents K12 schools face (23:12); how remote & hybrid learning has changed his thinking on cybersecurity in K12 schools (26:00). Resources Greg uses to stay up-to-date on latest trends: BleepingComputer, CyberWire Daily, Reddit, The Old Reader, Techmeme Ride Home. Share us your thoughts on Twitter @managedmethods @jakasowski and on LinkedIn. Watch The State of K12 Cybersecurity & Student Data Privacy: Trends, Lessons Learned and Planning for the 2020/21 School Year on-demand webinar Learn more about ManagedMethods

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