Twenty-five quintillion bytes of data are generated every day. That’s 25,000,000,000,000,000,000. In this era of data abundance, it’s easy to think of these bytes as a panacea – informing [...]
On July 9, 2021, parents of school-age children from Maryland to Alaska, in collaboration with the Student Data Privacy Project (SDPP), will file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education [...]
60% of School Apps Are Sharing Kids’ Data With Third Parties: A new report from Me2B Alliance found the majority of school utility apps were sharing some amount of student data with third-party [...]
Schools often invite students to use education-focused mobile apps to streamline learning, classwork, day-to-day tasks and more. However, many of these apps are collecting kids' data and sharing [...]
Android, iOS student apps associated with public schools more likely to contain ad SDKs and share data with third parties
While Android and iOS offer features that aim to protect young children using mobile devices, a study conducted by a nonprofit organization found some concerning issues related to school mobile apps.
The kids are online, but their data is not all right. The majority of school utility apps used by kids and parents are pervasively sharing student data with third parties through advertising and [...]
A new study reveals that 60% of apps used by schools share data with third parties, with iOS sharing less than Android, and as a rule, to less "risky" aggregators.
Over the past year, we’ve seen schools shift to digital services at an unprecedented rate as a way to educate kids safely during the covid-19 pandemic. We’ve also seen these digital tools slurp [...]
The Cybersecurity 202: The Biden administration will prioritize cybersecurity in the distribution of $1 billion in federal IT funding
Cybersecurity defenses will take top priority in the spending of $1 billion in tech modernization funding passed by Congress earlier this year, according to plans shared first with The [...]