Identity Automation Blog

QR Codes are an Emerging Cyberattack Vector

 

It’s 2023, and QR codes have been ubiquitous for well over a decade now.

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Protecting Your Institution from the Threat of Spear Phishing

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Spear phishing is one of the most potentially destructive types of cyberattacks ever.

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Next-Generation Identity and Access Management: Empowering Your State's Education System with a Universal Identity Fabric

 

In the realm of education, where data drives innovation in student outcomes, security is paramount. Unfortunately, coordination and collaboration at state and local levels has been cumbersome and complex, which slows down improvements in both cybersecurity and student outcome innovation. It's time for a different approach to identity management among state education systems with identity and access management that overcomes the challenges of coordination and collaboration across districts, agencies and higher education institutions. 

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The Evolution of Technology and the Power of IAM

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My very first trip to a national technology conference was in 2005 when I attended NEC (now known as ISTE) in Philadelphia. I was invited to attend by Discovery Education because I was one of three winners of their “Win a Wireless Laptop” contest. They paid for my airfare and booked me at the Marriott Old City, where my love for the national technology conference, ISTE, was born.
 
 
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Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Spotlight: Why RapidIdentity is a "Game Changer" for K-12

Spanning across the cities of Sumner and Bonney Lake, Washington, Sumner-Bonney Lake School District supports 1,075 employees and a steadily climbing student body of 10,000 through its identity access management (IAM) system management (IAM) system.

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Identity Automation’s 2023 FETC Conference Recap

The 2023 FETC Conference in New Orleans just wrapped up, and our entire on-the-ground Identity Automation team was humbled to accept one of the industry’s top honors in the industry while also hosting a packed happy hour event, demonstrating award-winning IAM solutions, and meeting with top thought leaders throughout the four-day event.

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Why Zero Trust Is the Foundation of a Strong K-12 Cybersecurity Program

While technology has created boundless new opportunities for learning, it has also produced ever-growing data security challenges. In years past, cyber defensive strategies were confined to internal environments.

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Austin Independent School District Spotlight: Creating a Digital Ecosystem with “AISD Anywhere” Access

As the fifth-largest public school district in Texas, Austin Independent School District (ISD) is guided by the motto “AISD Anywhere” to provide 100,000 students, teachers, and parents greater access to their EdTech tools.

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Clayton County Public Schools Spotlight: Securing Access District-Wide

As the fifth-largest school system in Georgia, Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) has a history of delivering quality education to a diversity of students.

When Chief Technology Officer Rod Smith stepped into his role nine years ago, there were no online systems for students to log in and access resources.

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White House Warns of Imminent Cyber-Risk: Tech Giants Immediately Confirm Breaches

On Monday (3/21/22), the White House released a statement by President Biden on our Nation’s Cybersecurity warning that “based on evolving intelligence” U.S. companies and organizations need to urgently harden their cybersecurity defenses against potentially imminent cyberattacks.

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