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Cyberattacks Are on the Rise. Here’s How Schools Should Respond (Downloadable Guide)

By Mark Lieberman & Gina Tomko — April 20, 2021 1 min read
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Federal agencies have warned schools to be on high alert for cyberattacks, especially since the pandemic forced more school operations than ever before into the digital realm. The Baltimore County school district in Maryland experienced an attack in November that still reverberates to this day. This timeline illustrates the long-term effects of a cyberattack and provides a roadmap schools can follow for responding to an attack.

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A version of this article appeared in the April 21, 2021 edition of Education Week as Cyberattacks a Growing Threat to K-12 Learning: How Should Schools Respond?

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