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Information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction. The following links are to help educators and administrators stay current on trends pertaining to the security of their information systems.

OnGuard Online
This site provides seven important practices for computer security. With awareness as your safety net, you can minimize the chance of an internet mishap.

NetDay Cyber Security Kit for Schools
This guide provides school administrators with practical suggestions and resources for ensuring that computer networks are secure from cyber attacks.

NIST Computer Security Resource Center
The Computer Security Division responds to the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002. While most of the information is specifically addressing security research for Federal Information Systems, this knowledge applies to educators and the public.

Stay Safe Online
Provides free and non-technical cyber security resources to consumers, small businesses and educators.


For additional information, contact:  

Educational Technology
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX  78701
512/463-9400 

edtech@tea.state.tx.us

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