Amid struggles to fill open cybersecurity positions, some states have looked toward volunteer citizen brigades trained to respond when smaller jurisdictions need help. Experts consider whether the benefits outweigh the risks.
Government has battle-tested playbooks for dealing with hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. As cyber emergencies become both more common and more devastating, what can cyber responders learn from physical emergency response?
CoSN board chair Diane Doersch, also senior IT director for Digital Promise, says ed-tech leaders were relieved at the White House’s recent announcement, but school districts need to enact policies and train staff.