Empowering Education: One Year, Big Cybersecurity Impact

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– The Cybersecurity Coalition for Education was formed in April 2023 to help schools become more cyber-secure.

– They offer a Cybersecurity Rubric self-assessment toolkit, professional certification programs, and discounts to schools.

In April 2023, the Cybersecurity Coalition for Education was established with the goal of enhancing cybersecurity measures in schools. Over the past year, the Coalition has made significant strides in achieving its mission:

Two new organizations, Caetra.io and CDWG, became contributing members, contributing their expertise to the cause. The Coalition also expanded its Advisory Council to include over 100 professionals from schools and companies.

There are now over 300 Certified Cybersecurity Rubric Evaluators (CCREs) worldwide, thanks to the training and certification exam provided by the Coalition.

The Coalition also released version 2.0 of the Cybersecurity Rubric and updated the CCRE Training to align with the latest NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ensuring that their resources stay current with evolving cybersecurity practices.

Members of the Advisory Council have expressed their appreciation for the collaborative environment provided by the Coalition, emphasizing the impact it has had on their work and the insights gained from their peers.

For those interested in accessing the Coalition’s resources or becoming a contributing partner or advisory council member, more information can be found on their website.

The Cybersecurity Coalition for Education, founded by ClassLink, ENA by Zayo, and SecurityStudio, aims to improve cybersecurity preparedness and training for schools, offering innovative solutions such as the Cybersecurity Rubric and related training and certification programs.

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