Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report

As someone with a spouse in the education sector, this article certainly hits home.  I do see a lack of mature security in many of the educational institutions to which I have been exposed.  This is an area in significant need of attention.

http://www.scmagazine.com/education-sector-most-ransomware-attacked-and-least-protected-report/article/524174/

Computer Science Is Now A High School Graduation Requirement In Chicago’s Public School District

This is an important step in the advancement of computer science skills for the next generation of US workers.  Here’s hoping decent IT security components are integrated into this education platform.

http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/24/computer-science-is-now-a-high-school-graduation-requirement-in-chicagos-public-school-district/