join this Free Cybersecurity Webinar

Thursday, July 11, 2024
1:00pm PST/ 4:00pm EST

In collaboration with the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA)


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Register for School Cybersecurity: Key Basics Explained

What will you learn?

In an increasingly digital world, understanding the nuanced and often confusing cybersecurity landscape is crucial for safeguarding our communities, particularly in the education sector. This webinar will explore why cybersecurity threats exist, who benefits from these malicious activities, and the broader impact on education.

Key Takeaways:
1. Targeting the Education Sector:

  • - Learn why the education sector and children are prime targets for cyber attacks.
  • - Discover the motivations behind cybercriminals targeting these vulnerable groups and who ultimately benefits.

2. Defensive Strategies:

  • - Understand practical steps and strategies to defend against cyber threats.
  • - Gain insights into how to protect students in their digital lives and educational institutions.

3. Support and Resources:

  • - Identify the key organizations and resources available for help in enhancing cybersecurity measures.
  • - Know where to turn for assistance and guidance during cyber crises.

Join us for this insightful session to empower yourself with the knowledge to protect our educational environments better and keep our students safe.

About the Presenters

Michael Calabrese, Avant's VP of Engineering for more than five years, is the blueprint for our technology. He’s the guru who makes things happen and maneuvers the intricacies of our products and services behind the scenes in Avant’s tech world. Together with his management background, Michael has more than 25 years of experience in Database Design, Web Application Development, and Open Source Integration.

Michael King, Avant's IT Security & Compliance Manager, lives and breathes Governance, Risk, and Compliance. He is dedicated to ensuring student data security and is passionate about compliance and risk management in the education sector. With a wide-ranging background in IT working at non-profits, breweries, medical facilities, law offices, and schools, Michael brings nearly a decade of IT experience to his role at Avant.

Michael Calabrese

Michael Calabrese

VP of Engineering

Avant Assessment

Michael King

Michael King

IT Security and
Compliance Manager

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Can't make it to the live event? Register and you will receive a recording the day after the event.