School districts manage and maintain large amounts of student data across multiple information systems. This information is a valuable tool that helps provide our students with a high-quality, data-driven educational experience. We take seriously our responsibility to ensure this data is utilized thoughtfully and maintained safely and securely.
All Regional Information Centers across NY State have combined their expertise to create the NYS RIC Data Privacy & Security Resource Center. Here you will find downloadable resources, best practices, law and regulation explanations, helpful links to other resources, and much, much more.
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According to a recent study conducted by IBM and the Ponemon Institute, 95% of all data breaches are rooted in human behavior as opposed to technology failure. This includes poor passwords, clicking on malicious links, not keeping software up to date, malicious insiders, and social engineering.