Cyber Security for Educational Leaders

A Guide to Understanding and Implementing Technology Policies

By Richard Phillips, Rayton R. Sianjina

© 2013 – Routledge

160 pages

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Paperback: 9780415631976
pub: 2013-02-19
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Hardback: 9780415631969
pub: 2013-02-20
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About the Book

As leaders are increasingly implementing technologies into their districts and schools, they need to understand the implications and risks of doing so. Cyber Security for Educational Leaders is a much-needed text on developing, integrating, and understanding technology policies that govern schools and districts. Based on research and best practices, this book discusses the threats associated with technology use and policies and arms aspiring and practicing leaders with the necessary tools to protect their schools and to avoid litigation.

Special Features:

    • A Cyber Risk Assessment Checklist and Questionnaire helps leaders measure levels of risk in eight vital areas of technology usage.
    • Case vignettes illuminate issues real leaders have encountered and end-of-chapter questions and activities help readers make connections to their own practice.
    • Chapter alignment with the ELCC standards.
    • An entire chapter on Copyright and Fair Use that prepares leaders for today’s online world.
    • A Companion Website with additional activities, assessment rubrics, learning objectives, and PowerPoint slides.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Total Cost of Ownership

Chapter 3: Acceptable use policy

Chapter 4: Authentication policy

Chapter 5: Internet use policy

Chapter 6: Access policy

Chapter 7: Auditing policy

Chapter 8: Physical policy

Chapter 9: Analysis policy

Chapter 10: Privacy policy

Chapter 11: Cyber Risk Assessment Checklist Profile and Questionnaire

Chapter 12: Electronic Bullying

Chapter 13: Electronic Sexual Harassment

Chapter 14: Basics of Copyright and Fair Use

About the Authors

Richard Phillips is Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction at Delaware State University, USA.

Rayton R. Sianjina is Chair of Education, Director of Graduate Education Programs, and Professor of Education and Instructional Technology at Delaware State University, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Leadership