Ransomware

Ransomware still a Top Cyber Security Threat for Schools

Ransomware is described by the BBC as computer viruses that threaten to delete your files unless you pay a ransom. Like other computer viruses, it usually finds its way onto a device by exploiting a security hole in vulnerable software or by tricking somebody into installing it. According to the Verizon 2018 Data […]

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New Vic Child Information Sharing Laws Passed – Do they really protect children?

The Victorian Parliament’s recent passing of the Children Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2018 (Information Sharing Act), which primarily amends the Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (Vic) has prompted divisive reactions. While the Information Sharing Act purports to ”promote the wellbeing and safety of children” through the establishment of an information sharing scheme amongst specified entities, there are concerns that the effect of the legislation will actually be negative on children, not positive.

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July 24: School Governance weekly news wrap

Australia Directors of collapsed Mowbray College pursued in court action.  35 directors of Mowbray College, which collapsed in 2012, are being pursued by the liquidators of the school. According to the Sun Herald, families who paid fees are still awaiting money owed to them. The liquidators have initiated a court […]

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