Digital Danger Zone: Cybersecurity Essentials for Educators and Beyond

In this episode of Restart Recharge, Katie Ritter and Matthaeus Huelse tackle the important topic of cybersecurity in education with Kehlan Rutan, Senior Information Security Officer at Forward Edge. As schools become frequent targets for cyber threats, Kehlan shares his extensive experience in improving cybersecurity for K-12 schools, offering practical strategies to protect digital environments.

We discuss why educational institutions are particularly vulnerable, the tactics cybercriminals use, and essential steps to safeguard your data. Kehlan explains terms like malware, ransomware, and the dark web in an accessible way. He also provides actionable tips on password management, recognizing phishing attempts, and the importance of regular updates.

Whether you're an educator, administrator, or just someone using the internet, this episode has valuable information to help you stay safe online.

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