COVID-19 and Cybersecurity: 'Catastrophic Attack on Our Technology Systems'

Education Week: Two large school districts have been rattled in the last week by incidents related to internet security and privacy, as vulnerability to cyberattacks remains high during the current pandemic-era period of increased technology use.

In Baltimore County, Md., classes shut down the day before Thanksgiving due to what school officials have called a "catastrophic attack on our technology systems." Schools remained closed Monday and Tuesday and are expected to reopen Wednesday. The district had been in fully remote learning mode that will last at least into January.

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