A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found the Education Department’s current plan for addressing K-12 school cyber threats to be significantly outdated. Now, US Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) are asking for increased protection from cyber-attacks. They are requesting the US Department of Education and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to aggressively strengthen cybersecurity protections at K-12 schools across the nation. Cyber-attacks against K-12 schools have steadily risen over the last three years and without intervention or further protection, K-12 schools will continue to be at risk.
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