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Business and Technology

Score an A in Cybersecurity using a 5-Point Checklist

Learn the critical cybersecurity challenges plaguing K-12 schools today and how to mitigate them with this five-point cybersecurity checklist.

By Sowjanya O'NeillJanuary 12, 2018

Business and Technology

What Education IT Professionals Can Learn at the 2017 CETPA Annual Conference

The 2017 CETPA Annual Conference will be held from November 14th– 17th at the Pasadena Convention Center. Fortinet is excited to be sponsoring and attending this event. We encourage attendees to visit with our team at booth number 423.  Additionally, Fortinet will be participating in multiple events and presentations to inform education IT professionals of best practices for securing their networks in the evolving threat landscape and protecting personal data with increased network visibility. 

By Susan BiddleNovember 09, 2017

Industry Trends

The Role of E-Rate in Protecting the Digital K-12 Learning Environment

The K-12 learning environment has moved beyond the physical walls of the classroom thanks to behavioral shifts and digital connectivity. However, robust and speedy network services that are designed to keep student and faculty data secure come with a price tag. The cost of ongoing connectivity and keeping networks secure is a constant barrier for most school districts, but thankfully, the E-rate program gives them an opportunity to do just that. Take a look at the graphic below to see how the classroom environment has evolved, the threats...

By Susan BiddleAugust 18, 2017

Partners | Industry Trends

Questions to Ask When Navigating the E-Rate Program

As reliance on technology continues to grow, and students inevitably require greater access to web assets, schools have been keeping up by incorporating programs that allow for more devices and a more web-focused curriculum. While it’s important to provide these services, between paying for internet access and securing the network, they typically come at a great cost. To mitigate these costs, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its subsidiary, the Universal Services Administrative Committee (USAC), implemented the E-rate program,...

By Susan BiddleJune 30, 2017