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Q by Aequitas Solutions Earns iKeepSafe California & FERPA Privacy Badges

Novembers 21, 2016 — Aequitas Solutions, Inc. and its Student Information System Q have been awarded the iKeepSafe FERPA and California Privacy badges in recognition of their alignment with iKeepSafe’s best practice guidelines for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the extensive California and Colorado state privacy laws. The badges signify that…Continue Reading

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Learning Genie Earns iKeepSafe California Privacy Badge

Learning Genie has been awarded an iKeepSafe California Privacy badge in recognition of their alignment with iKeepSafe’s program guidelines surrounding California student privacy law. Learning Genie is a cross-platform app that enables early childhood educators to easily create portfolios and conduct assessments with customizable early learning framework and assessment tools, such as DRDP2015. Learning Genie…Continue Reading

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Chateau Meddybemps Earns iKeepSafe COPPA Privacy Badge

Chateau Meddybemps® has been awarded the iKeepSafe COPPA badge in recognition of their alignment with iKeepSafe’s guidelines surrounding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). As part of this achievement, Chateau Meddybemps will display the iKeepSafe COPPA Assessment badge and COPPA Safe Harbor seal to identify that the product has been proactively and independently assessed…Continue Reading

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Colorado Passes Student Data Transparency and Security Act

New Governance Requirements Created for Tech Vendors This June, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that will significantly change the way student data is governed in the state. HB 16-1423, also known as the Student Data Transparency and Security Act, will provide for a number of new requirements for vendors and school…Continue Reading

Categories: Legal Issues, Privacy

SchoolMessenger Communicate from West’s Education Group Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge

SchoolMessenger Communicate from West Corporation’s Education group has received the FERPA privacy badge in recognition of its alignment with iKeepSafe’s FERPA guidelines. SchoolMessenger Communicate (and its related InfoCenter app) are tools that help educational agencies and districts deliver school notifications and emergency alerts to parents by text message, voice call, email, and other means. iKeepSafe’s…Continue Reading

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Quizlet Earns iKeepSafe Privacy FERPA Badge

May 12, 2016 – iKeepSafe announced that it will be awarding a FERPA privacy badge to Quizlet Inc. Quizlet is a digital learning platform hosting free study tools and games, including millions of user-generated study sets. iKeepSafe’s FERPA badge is the first independent assessment program for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. The program…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe and Harvard Berkman Center Release Privacy Curriculum

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Categories: Cyberbullying, Digital Citizenship, iKeepSafe News, Privacy, Relationships, Reputation

EdProtect Earns iKeepSafe FERPA Privacy Badge

March 10, 2016–iKeepSafe™, a leading digital safety and privacy nonprofit, announced that it will be awarding a FERPA privacy badge to EdProtect, a product of Education Framework Inc. Education Framework is a technology company that creates digital tools that facilitate safe and private student data management. EdProtect will be the third product to receive this…Continue Reading

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Have You Looked at Your Facebook Privacy Settings Lately?

Social media is a really great tool. It’s important for businesses to reach their customers, for agencies to share widespread messages, and for families and friends to keep up with one another. But it becomes a lot less great when tech users aren’t actually aware of how it works or how to protect themselves online.…Continue Reading

Categories: Privacy, Reputation, Social Networking

iKeepSafe Presents at FETC

Today, iKeepSafe Vice President of Policy and Communications Alan Simpson is presenting at the Future of Education Technology (FETC) Conference in Orlando Florida. For over three decades, FETC has brought together more than 8,500 education leaders and technology experts to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. Renowned worldwide for its outstanding program,…Continue Reading

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Gold Country CETPA Winter Meeting & Student Data Privacy Workshop

iKeepSafe, in partnership with Gold Country CETPA Regional Group, the U.S. Department of Education Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the California Attorney General Office of Privacy Education and Policy, and the California Department of Education, is hosting a free student data privacy hands-on workshop for K-12 leaders. The workshop is today, January 8, 2016 from…Continue Reading

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Protect your Child’s Identity during the Holiday Season

As adults, there are a variety of ways that we might find out our identities have been stolen. Maybe it’s a phone call from our credit card companies, inquiring about suspicious charges. It could be bills or cards that arrive in the mail without warning. In serious cases, it might even be discovered if you’re turned…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Parenting, Privacy

K-12 Schools Must Teach Data Privacy and Security

It is essential that children learn about data privacy and security. Their lives will be fully enveloped by technologies that involve data. But far too little about these topics is currently taught in most schools. Fortunately, there is a solution, one that I’m proud to have been involved in creating. The Internet Keep Safe Coalition…Continue Reading

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Categories: Digital Citizenship, Privacy

Back to School in the Digital Age: How Educators and Entrepreneurs Use and Protect Student Data

iKeepSafe is working with Orrick LLP and EdSurge on a discussion about education technology and student privacy, on Wednesday, October 7th in San Francisco. Building on our workshops with K12 educators, this event will expand the conversation with edtech startups, companies and investors, and highlight practical steps that educators and edtech leaders are taking to…Continue Reading

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iKeepSafe Student Data Privacy Workshop for K12 Educators

Friday, August 7th, 9:30am-2:30pm Santa Clara County Office of Education San Jose Room 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304, the Berkman Center at Harvard University, and the Santa Clara County Office of Education are hosting a free student data privacy workshop for K-12 educators, designed to:Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, iKeepSafe News, Privacy

Important New Student Data Principles

iKeepSafe applauds Data Quality Campaign and the education co-signers for encouraging educational institutions and companies to collect, use, and destroy student data in ways that protect the privacy of students and families. Responsible use of education technology and student data is crucial, which is why iKeepSafe developed our FERPA seal and COPPA safe harbor programs.…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, Privacy

Privacy Boot Camp Recap

Representatives from more than 40 companies — from start-ups to small- and medium-sized ed tech companies — attended the two-day student data privacy boot camp, where they heard educators, policymakers, advocates, and legal experts discussed growing parent concerns about student data privacy and security. iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock highlighted how iKeepSafe helps educators,…Continue Reading

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IKS Presents at Privacy Boot Camp

Today, iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock is presenting at a two-day data-privacy “bootcamp” in the nation’s capital. Hosted by The Future for Privacy Forum ed-tech investor Rethink Education, the event aims to provide more than 40 companies in attendance with a stronger understanding of how the changing laws and policies will affect them. The…Continue Reading

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Building on the Student Privacy Pledge

More than 100 companies have signed the new Student Privacy Pledge established by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association, and the pledge has been praised by President Obama and legislators on both sides of the aisle. The Pledge is an important way for ed tech companies to demonstrate their…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, iKeepSafe News, Privacy

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What EXACTLY Is Identity Theft?

When we think of identity theft, we might think of a simple matter of having someone use our credit cards or open a new line of credit in our names. But identity theft just isn’t that simple. There are actually a wide variety of types of theft a criminal can commit while using your personally…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

The Road to Student Data Privacy Protection

This season, many people are hitting the road to see family and friends for the holidays. If you have to drive anywhere, you’ll probably use a map to plan your route. Similarly, there are lots of resources available to help states on their journey to harnessing the incredible power of education data to support student…Continue Reading

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Be Aware Before You Share

A few days ago, I received a call from a man who was angry about his information being on the Internet.  He commented that after “Googling” himself he learned that his information was everywhere and he wanted me to have it removed, as he did not authorize anyone to share his information. While we seem…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy, Reputation

Data Quality Campaign Releases Results of Tenth Annual Survey on How States Use Data to Improve Education

At the Data Quality Campaign, we recently released the results of our tenth annual survey on how states are using data to improve education. The great news is that states are continuing their work to make sure the data they collect are used to help students, families, educators, and policymakers make good decisions about education.…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, Privacy

Education Data: A Critical Decision Making Tool

Education data are a critical decision making tool for everyone with a stake in education. Teachers need data to plan and personalize their lessons. School leaders need data to provide the specific supports their students need. Parents also need data to understand and support their child’s learning. When we think about education data, we often think of…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, Privacy

Third-Party Apps Can Be a Goldmine for Hackers

There are a wide variety of internet-based services out there that make our lives easier and more organized, as well as platforms that simply make life more enjoyable. With everything from instant messaging, photo sharing, and cloud-based document storage, the internet opened up a wealth of connectivity that has definitely enhanced life in the 21st…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

Protecting kids’ privacy in the classroom and beyond

Educational technologies are always changing and this poses a great challenge to parents and educators as our main interest is to keep children safe but encourage the technology we think shall best support our young learners. The effective and cautious use of data can improve student’s’ school experience. It can ensure that each student is…Continue Reading

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Back to School – What Parents Should Know about Student Data

It’s back to school time! Children around the country are heading back into the classroom and gearing up for a year of growth and learning. At the same time, parents, educators, school leaders, and state and local policymakers are working to make the best decisions for their students. From the way parents talk with their…Continue Reading

Categories: Parenting, Privacy

Future of Privacy Forum Launches One-Stop Shop Website for Student Privacy

As schools increasingly rely on data to improve education, and as teachers increasingly rely on technology in the classroom to improve the learning experience, privacy concerns are being raised about the collection and use of student data. With ‘back to school’ now in full-swing, and to address both the promise and challenges surrounding privacy and…Continue Reading

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Safeguarding Student Data Privacy: Key Questions—And Answers

Education data are a powerful tool that can help all with a stake in education—from families and educators, to state and federal policymakers— in their efforts to support students and identify pathways to success. When teachers have appropriate access to data on their students, they can individualize their instruction, communicate better with students and their…Continue Reading

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Educational Issues, Privacy

How Your Device Tracks Your Movements, and What You Can Do About It

An exciting new update to the iOS operating system—that’s the one that powers Apple’s portable devices, like iPhones, iPads, and certain iPods—is coming this fall, and for users concerned about their privacy and data security, this update can’t come a minute too soon. Besides a number of features that are intended to make Apple consumers’…Continue Reading

Categories: Cell Phone, Online Security, Privacy

Scam Alert: Netflix Phishing Scam

Netflix users beware: according to several sources, there is a new scam targeting users of the popular video streaming service Netflix. In this scam, a pop-up ad resembling Netflix’s login page is tricking consumers into handing over their personal information.  Once they’ve entered their account information, victims are told that their account has been suspended…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

Awareness Through Images

Here at the ITRC, we are incredibly excited about the release of our first infographic. A large part of the work we do here at the ITRC is tracking, analyzing and disseminating information regarding reported  data breaches. This work ranges from updating our data breach report weekly to  helping victims; often we  provide best safety…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

Privacy Matters

The news media recently reported an unfortunate incident in which a daughter’s Facebook brag allegedly breached the terms of her father’s confidential settlement with his former employer, potentially costing the family approximately $80,000. The incident is unfortunate for several reasons including, among other things, that the daughter has received negative public attention, which some have…Continue Reading

Categories: Privacy, Social Networking

Who Would Want my Identity?

A common question that we hear from victims calling into our Victim Assistance Call Center is, “Who would ever want to steal MY identity?” They are surprised that anyone would waste their time trying to abuse their identity as they often believe there is nothing to gain. Some victims believe that because their credit score…Continue Reading

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Data Privacy Day 2014

Since 2008, people and organizations around the world have joined together on January 28th to celebrate Data Privacy Day. Led by the National Cyber Security Alliance, it is an effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint, and make the protection of privacy and data a greater priority in…Continue Reading

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5 Steps to Begin Managing Your Digital Footprint

In honor of Data Privacy Day, iKeepSafe Compliance Advisor Linnette Attai explained five steps for managing your digital footprint. “It’s the start of a new year – a time to look at our habits with fresh eyes, make positive changes and tackle life with renewed energy and enthusiasm.   It’s also a great time to take…Continue Reading

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Privacy – Important Tips to Consider

Starting at a young age, parents teach children to protect their privacy and steer clear of situations that may be potentially dangerous both physical and emotionally. Kids are encouraged to avoid strangers, report bullying and stand-up for themselves if they feel they are being treated unfairly. With the permeation of the internet into our culture,…Continue Reading

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Apps: What they may mean for your privacy

Ever had that suspicious feeling that someone is watching you, monitoring your every move, surreptitiously spying from the shadows? You probably shrugged it off as unwarranted paranoia. But maybe your suspicions weren’t so unwarranted after all. The truth is, a majority of us can be found 24/7 with palm-sized tracking devices in our pockets. Yes,…Continue Reading

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Teachable Moments about Identity Theft

As parents, we start teaching our kids the basics of how the world—and everything in it—works. The Cow goes Moo, the sky is blue, keep your identity true. This suggestion may feel like it goes a bit too far, but does it really? One of the new basics should be helping our children to understand…Continue Reading

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Protecting Your Privacy on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a wonderful social network that helps connect professionals to others in their field. As far as a networking tool, it is incredibly useful. However, just because you would like to connect with others of similar interest does not mean you want everyone to know your every move. Being that LinkedIn uses your activities…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

Online Privacy: What Are You Doing About It?

There is a lot of talk about online privacy and identify theft, but who is doing something about it? Most adults are aware they need to protect personal information online, but unfortunately, that’s as far as it goes.  Only 38% of adults said they were “aware of ways to limit how much information websites can collect about them” in…Continue Reading

Categories: Parenting, Privacy

iKeepSafe plays a pivotal role in Data Privacy Day 2013

iKeepSafe joined others around the globe and celebrated Data Privacy Day earlier this week. The day’s theme was respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust, and actually lasted for two days—not just one. iKeepSafe CEO and President Marsali Hancock spoke on the second day of the event, focusing her remarks on how individuals are emotionally…Continue Reading

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COPPA, Parents and Personal Information

“We give up massive amounts of personal data on a daily basis,” says Liz Gannes of The Wall Street Journal’s All Things Digital. Do you know what products, services, and apps know about you or your children?  Do you know what personal information is being collected, analyzed and shared? Such questions and concerns are behind…Continue Reading

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Student Social Security numbers continue to be vulnerable to a security breach

According to, in 2012 alone over 1,503,851 educational institutions have had sensitive information breached, hacked, or stolen. In 2011, 572,975 records were breached, hacked, or stolen. This concerning information should be a high priority for all school districts. Rick Carlson, President of Panda Security US stated, “While the Internet is an invaluable tool for…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy

Sgrouples for Privacy?

Many people have a love / hate relationship with Facebook.  They feel like their personal business is all over the place, but if they choose not to place their personal business all over the place, they then feel left out. While some people have actually taken the leap and deactivated their Facebook accounts, most of…Continue Reading

Categories: Privacy, Social Networking

How to Incite a 7th Grade Uprising

Try this… stand in front of a roomful of 12 and 13-year olds and deliver the following announcement: “Class, a team of researchers will be coming to your school tomorrow to monitor your every move. These observers will record where you go (including the restroom, lunch area, playground, etc.), how long you spend there, whom…Continue Reading

Categories: Educational Issues, Privacy

Spokeo is Down, but Not Out

A company called Spokeo has recently become the first online data aggregator to be fined by the Federal Trade Commission for their online activities. Spokeo is a website known as an online data aggregator and has been the target of many privacy advocates for some time now.  The site compiles information found throughout the web…Continue Reading

Categories: Online Security, Privacy, Social Networking

Parents: Are your online posts too revealing?

The internet can be a wonderful tool for social connections. But do you know enough about online privacy? Do you “overshare” in posts? A surprising study by “Reputation Management and Social Media” in 2010 revealed that adults are more likely to post revealing information than children or teens.  Parents scrutinize, chastise, and teach the youth…Continue Reading

Categories: Parenting, Privacy, Social Networking

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