Identity thieves targeting K-12 schools at an alarming rate

When California school districts were asked about their policies for tracking and reporting breaches, only one out of 50 confirmed it actually had a policy.
By: | September 29, 2021

Cybercriminals are targeting schools at an alarming rate, putting kids at risk of identity theft. And their parents may never know.

We have uncovered some alarming statistics that show attacks are more common at K-12 schools than many realize. And they can come with significant consequences.

According to a recent IBM survey, roughly half of educators and administrators said they were unconcerned about cyber attacks.

And when we asked local school districts about their policies for tracking and reporting breaches, only one out of 50 confirmed it actually had a policy.

Read more at CBS Sacramento.