Risk Management


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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Address K-12 Cybersecurity Issues

The bill instructs the Department of Homeland Security to assess the threat landscape for school districts, including ransomware, and identify solutions to improve cybersecurity protections.

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Student Hacker Was Able To Breach Thousands of Student Accounts in Maryland District

Originally, the Montgomery County district thought the cyber attack was limited to one high school. But the hacker was able to obtain access to the accounts of over 5,000 students across six schools.

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California Healthcare Provider Pledges $10 Million To Fund Mental Health Workers in Schools

Blue Shield of California has launched an initiative to address the lack of mental health resources in California schools.

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Syracuse University Expands Security, Introduces New Bias Reporting System in Wake of Racist Incidents

More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.

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Custodian Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Shoot People at School

A 36-year-old Fort Bragg High School custodian faces at least one felony charge after allegedly making a threat directed at the Mendocino County high school.

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Police Arrest 13-Year-Old Male Who Had Access to a AR-15 and Map of School

Police in Los Angeles said Friday they arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly threatened to shoot students at his middle school and seized an assault-style rifle with a high-capacity magazine during a search of his house.

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Syracuse Students Feel Unsafe Following Recent Racist Incidents

Syracuse University has seen a string of recent incidents on the campus that have targeted marginalized groups, including Jewish, Asian and black community members.

California Student Threatens Principal on Social Media in Efforts to Get School Cancelled

California Student Threatens Principal on Social Media in Efforts to Get School Cancelled

A 16-year-old student was arrested after he attempted to get Vail High School officials to cancel school for the day by posting a threat against the principal on Snapchat.



Law Enforcement Investigate Multiple False Threats Against Santa Clarita Schools

Law Enforcement Investigate Multiple False Threats Against Santa Clarita Schools

Still dealing with the Thursday’s mass shooting at Saugus High School, the Santa Clarita Valley Station detectives and school resource deputies are having to also investigate “multiple false threats against local schools.”

North Carolina Behind on Roll Out of School Safety App

North Carolina Behind on Roll Out of School Safety App

North Carolina students and parents were suppose to have access to an app this school year that would allow them to anonymously report tips on potential school dangers. However, the state superintendent said it has been delayed.

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