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EdTech Magazine: CoSN2023: Cybersecurity Conversations at the District, State and Federal Levels

K–12 cybersecurity conversations are happening at the district, state and federal levels. An increase in cyberattacks against schools has leaders re-evaluating security needs, and with that comes concerns about upkeep, funding and legality.

All of these aspects were topics of conversation at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2023 conference. Security-focused sessions drew large crowds, and conversations about cybersecurity sprung up in the event’s expo hall and spotlight presentations.

The buzz around cybersecurity reflects CoSN’s consistent findings that cybersecurity is the No. 1 priority for IT leaders.