Jen Easterly
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly testifies before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee, at the Rayburn House Office Building on April 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images)

Cyber threats in K-12 are ‘here to stay’

Even without robust funding, there are still free and low-cost steps K-12 schools can take to improve their cyber defenses, speakers said at a CISA event.
Sen. Patty Murray
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing to discuss President Bidens fiscal year 2023 budget request for the National Institute of Health on May 17, 2022. (Anna Rose Layden / Pool / AFP / Getty Images)

FCC’s E-Rate program needs to cover cybersecurity, senators told

Amy McLaughlin, head of the cybersecurity program at K-12 tech group CoSN, said E-Rate needs to be updated to cover network defenses.