FCC moves ahead on internet routing security rules

The Border Gateway Protocol regulations proved less controversial than a $200 million school and library cyber program.

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No summer break for cybercrime: Why educational institutions need better cyber resilience

The education system isn’t equipped to handle today’s cyberthreats. I’m not just talking about cybersecurity education in schools shaping the technical workforce of the future – America’s schools themselves are prime targets for cybercrime today. In fa… Continue reading No summer break for cybercrime: Why educational institutions need better cyber resilience

College-Level Minecraft-Based CS Courses Approved for US High School Students

Long-time Slashdot reader theodp writes: “This is truly game-changing news!” exclaims Minecraft Education’s Laylah Bulman in a LinkedIn post targeting high school CS educators. “We’re thrilled to announce that the AP Computer Science Principles with Mi… Continue reading College-Level Minecraft-Based CS Courses Approved for US High School Students

There’s a Program to Cancel Some Private US Student Loans. Most Don’t Know About It.

The New York Times reports on a program to forgive U.S. student loans from private lenders — a kind of private parallel to a federal program which “allows those who were seriously misled by their schools to have their federal student loans elimin… Continue reading There’s a Program to Cancel Some Private US Student Loans. Most Don’t Know About It.

55,000 Impacted by Cyberattack on California School Association 

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) is informing nearly 55,000 individuals that they have been impacted by a ransomware attack.
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Microsoft Launches Free AI Assistant For All Educators in US in Deal With Khan Academy

Microsoft is partnering with tutoring organization Khan Academy to provide a generative AI assistant to all teachers in the U.S. for free. From a report: Khanmigo for Teachers, which helps teachers prepare lessons for class, is free to all educators in… Continue reading Microsoft Launches Free AI Assistant For All Educators in US in Deal With Khan Academy