Lock and Code S1Ep21: Lesson planning your school’s cybersecurity with Doug Levin

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This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Doug Levin, founder of the K12 cybersecurity resource center and advisor to the K12 Security Information Exchange, about how schools can plan for a cybersecure 2021.

Education faced a crisis in the US this year, as the looming threat of the coronavirus forced schools across the country to develop new strategies for teaching. At Malwarebytes, we wanted to discover how these shifts impacted education cybersecurity.

Revealed for the first time in our newest report published today, “Lessons in cybersecurity: How schools coped in the shift to distance learning,” what we found concerned us.

Tune in to hear about how schools fared in transitioning to distance learning models, what cybersecurity precautions they did not adopt, and how they can prepare for the second half of the school year, on the latest episode of Lock and Code, with host David Ruiz.

You can also find us on the Apple iTunes store, Google Play Music, and Spotify, plus whatever preferred podcast platform you use.

We cover our own research on:

  • Spam roundup for November
  • Germans targeted by return of banking Trojan
  • Baltimore schools struck by Ransomware
  • Deep learning: what the future holds
  • Facebook scams, and how to avoid them
  • VideoBytes: is it goodbye for Maze Ransomware?

Other cybersecurity news

  • Investment fund leaves files wide open to all (Source: The Register)
  • Three years jail time for hacker told to leave Nintendo alone (Source: Justice(dot)Gov)
  • How to keep healthcare safe from Ransomware (Source: Help Net Security)
  • MacOS users under fire from updated malware (Source: ZDnet)
  • Hunger relief org scammed out of close to a million dollars (Source: The Non Profit Times)

Stay safe, everyone!

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