Data Protection in the K-12 Cloud
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In this episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski interviews Vince Humes, the Director of Innovative Technology Solutions at Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 5 in Pennsylvania. Jake and Vince discuss how K-12 IT leaders can protect school district data within the rapidly growing cloud layer in schools. Vince talks about how the past year has been for Northwest Tri-County IU5 (02:20); the challenges in transitioning into remote learning (03:23); how the service requests school districts Northwest Tri-County IU5 serves has changed (05:37); the solutions that Vince is keeping his eye on for edtech moving forward (09:23); how all the cybersecurity layers work together to protect school districts and education service agencies (11:31); how the cloud layer in K-12 cybersecurity has changed and how it impacts Northwest Tri-County IU5 (13:34); the major concerns Vince hears from school districts regarding the cloud (15:28); the activities that may signal a potential risk in the cloud (16:49); how the past year has changed Vince's thoughts on cybersecurity moving forward (22:04). Resources Vince uses to stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends: The Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), IMS Global Learning Consortium, MS-ISAC, and education technology industry conferences. Share us your thoughts on Twitter @managedmethods @jakasowski and on LinkedIn. Learn more about ManagedMethods at

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