No one goes at it alone, k12 organizations need to work collectively to address growing cybersecurity challenges. The DPO Download provides NYS School District Data Protection Officers with insightful interviews, threat landscape updates, and peer spotlights so they don’t have to go at it alone.
Episode 16 - First Year DPO Public Schools of Tarrytowns
Join us as we speak with Dr. Jessica Kingsbury the Director of Technology and Data Protection Officer for the Public Schools of Tarrytowns. Learn how Dr. Kingsbury's approach of building relationships, utilizing resources, and creating data security culture has led to a successful first year in the role.
Episode 15 - Whitesboro CSD Phishing Accountability Program
Phishing is still the number one attack vector cyber criminals utilize. Join us on this episode as our colleague, Brittany Rizzo from the Mohawk Regional Information Center, sits down with the administration at the Whitesboro Central School District to discuss their phishing accountability program. Learn how Whitesboro has established a multi-tier program to mitigate the phishing risk.
Episode 14 - Lake Shore CSD DPO Michelle Krieger
Join us for a special on location episode of the DPO Download at the NYSCATE 2023 conference. While we were there, we were able to catch up with Michelle Krieger who might be the only named Data Protection Officer in a district across New York State with the sole responsibility of being just the district's Data Protection Officer. Listen, as we delve into a conversation about how this focused role has impacted the Lake Shore Central School District.
Episode 13 - MFA at North Rockland Central Schools
Join us on the DPO download as RICone DPSS member Raheela Biag speaks with Ed Maltbie the Executive Director of Information Systems at North Rockland Central Schools about their journey to implementing MFA for all users. Gain insights on how North Rockland was able to overcome challenges to make implementing MFA a success.
Episode 12 - CISA Chief of Cyber Security Region 2 Rich Richard
In honor of October Cyber Security Month the DPO download presents a special episode with Rich Richard the Chief of Cybersecurity Department of Homeland Security CISA division Region 2. Join us as we discuss CISA's cyber security awareness month initiatives and how CISA can be a partner to provide Cyber Security Guidance to your School. After listening make sure to visit CISA.gov and reach out to Rich to discuss how CISA can assist your district.
Episode 11 - National Cybersecurity Alliance
Join us as we speak to Lisa Plaggemier, the Executive Director of the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) We learn about the NCA, how Cybersecurity Month has evolved over the last 20 years and what K-12 institutions can do to improve their cybersecurity posture. Ms. Plaggemier also shared how you can protect your professional and personal data by applying the behaviors promoted this October Cybersecurity awareness month Strong passwords, MFA, phishing awareness, and software updates.