Identity Automation's Identity and Access Management Blog

Stay up to date with all of the latest news and events.

At the end of June, I joined more than 16,000 ed tech leaders as they converged on Denver, Colorado for a week of idea sharing, collaboration, and networking at the 2016 ISTE Conference & Expo. 

Located in the Atlanta suburb of Jonesboro, Georgia, Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is future-forward district with a vision of making the digital classroom a reality for its more than 55,000 students, staff, and administrators. As part of this, CCPS is aggressively working towards district-wide adoption of cloud-based education technology.

This year’s Educause Security Professionals conference proved to be another exceptional learning experience. Attendance was strong, and our conversations with ed tech leaders from colleges and universities across the United States were even stronger. The theme for this year’s conference, “Data, Intelligence, Risk, and Value: Security and Privacy in Higher Ed,” was right on track with what we’ve been hearing from customers and prospects.

We’re honored and happy to announce that RapidIdentity was selected as a finalist for the 2016 EdTech Digest Award in the Security and Privacy Solution category. The year just keeps getting better! In January our deployment with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) was recognized as a best deployment of the year.

Long Beach Unified School District is one of the forty largest school districts in the country with 94 campuses and more than 90,000 users comprised of students, teachers, faculty, and administrators.

Technology continues to be a driving force in education. Children as young as preschool age are using tablets in school, teachers are constantly brainstorming new ways to modernize their classrooms with educational apps, and IT personnel are under increasing pressure to ensure this ever-evolving digital environment is secure. By implementing a next-generation identity and access management solution school districts have the opportunity to effectively and efficiently regulate these transitions.