The Fortinet Security Fabric platform provides true integration and automation across an organization’s security infrastructure, delivering unparalleled protection and visibility to every network segment, device, and appliance, whether virtual, in the cloud, or on-premises.
Many K-12 school districts are rapidly transforming their networks to implement eLearning and other digital programs to enhance student learning across distributed campuses. In addition to improving new educational platforms, there are large amounts of financial and personally identifiable information (PII) that must be protected. As these networks continue to transform to deliver better learning experiences across campuses, cybersecurity for K-12 school districts is often overlooked, making schools prime targets for cybercriminals.
Lean IT staffs can find it difficult to meet the growing demands of security for K-12 school districts—many of which do not have a dedicated cybersecurity employee. They must meet a variety of compliance requirements, such as the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), manage siloed security devices, and ensure that their campus is equipped with physical monitoring systems to keep students safe.
Physical and cybersecurity for K-12 school districts require a unified, cost-effective solution that expands to all campuses and helps meet compliance. An integrated approach not only alleviates the strain on lean IT teams but also helps them achieve their ultimate goal—delivering a network that streamlines education while securing students.
This list is compiled annually through our web surveys, internet research, and phone interviews with California school districts.