In this episode of The K-12 Tech Experience, Jake Kasowski is joined by Domenica Lee Crognale, a Certified Instructor and Author at SANS Institute. Jake and Domenica discuss SANS Institute’s #SecuretheFamily campaign and how families can be better protected online. Domenica shares more about the classes offered at SANS Institute (03:20); the SANS Institute #SecuretheFamily campaign and its mission (04:09); the key issues that the #SecuretheFamily campaign aims to address and help educate families on (05:16); the importance of separating work and school from the personal items of parents and kids (05:59); what school districts and organizations need to be aware of as employees and students bring personal devices into their networks (09:08); the reasons hackers are after data and what to be mindful of as different types of devices are used in organizations and schools (12:04); the risks that families and school districts need to be mindful of (14:02); how to balance privacy and safety when protecting devices (16:58); what IT staff can do to help educate parents and students who log into school accounts on personal devices (20:45); how families can help better protect school-issued devices at home (24:47); the school online safety risks that parents should be mindful of and look out for (27:13); what can families do to make sure their home networks are secured (29:46); how the past 18 months has changed Domenica’s thinking on cybersecurity, safety, and data privacy (31:45).

Learn more about the #SecuretheFamily campaign: https://www.sans.org/mlp/secure-the-family/

Learn more about SANS Institute: https://www.sans.org/

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