CIO: Mainframe Application Modernization Initiatives in Support of Successful Transformation (July 26th)
IT - EdTech

With cyberattacks against K-12 school districts growing, IT leaders want to know which better protects their networks - local or cloud storage.

In an attempt to minimize the impact of ransomware attacks that can irretrievably encrypt their data, some school districts are encouraging end users to move materials from the district's local drives into cloud apps. Old-school vanguards of cybersecurity might shudder at such advice, but are these long-standing concerns still warranted?

Recent data suggests that local storage may not be as airtight as previously thought. Researchers found that more than 70 percent of organizations own public machines linked to identities with vulnerable permissions, which bad actors could exploit to launch ransomware attacks.


Top Sites For Educator Professional Development
Tech&Learning, June 15th, 2022
These professional development sites for education will help teachers refresh and update their practice

The learning never stops for teachers. Even if continuing education were not required by law, educators would still strive toward deepening their subject knowledge, keeping up with the latest research, sharpening their classroom skills, and learning to use education technology tools.

The following professional development sites for education will help teachers refresh and update their practice, connect with fellow educators and, in some cases, earn continuing education credits. All provide substantial free or modestly priced content.


Join other educators interested in sparking more innovation, energy and adaptability in their classroom - practical guidance for new methods

Current online agenda:

  • 9.00 am - Kick off, overview of the day and Key Note with Colleen Johnson, CEO ScatterSpoke.com & CEO ProKanban
  • 10.00 am - BICx Talk Feat. Jessica Cavallaro and /Roslynn Jackson co-founders of The Agile Mind
  • 10.30 am - A look into the future of education Feat. Daniel Perez Executive Director of the NativityMiguel School Coalition and Trey Rutledge Director of Strategic Partnerships Dragonchain
  • 11.00 am - Prime the workshops: Audience participation to provide practical problems for the afternoon's workshops
  • 11.30 am - Panel Discussion - Classroom to boardroom and everything in between.

Lunch break

  • 1.30 pm - 3.00 pm - role based/value based practical workshops
  • 3.00 pm - 3.30 pm - wrap up and acknowledgements

L-EAF: Our Mission

To bring the mindset, philosophy and practices of Agility and Agile Transformations to the Educational sector. Providing institutions, faculty, staff and students & parents the structure, training and coaching needed to transform from the traditional educational management models to a student centered approach. Enabling educational systems which value collaboration, transparency, integrity, adaptability and an openness to possibility all for the benefit of the student.

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