12 Security Tips That Will Protect Student Data Today

Nigel King, Chief Architect and Chief Information Security Officer March 23, 2017

White Paper: Protect Student Data

by Nigel King (ACMA, CIA, CISA, CISM, GCEIT, CRISC, CISSP), Chief Architect and Chief Information Security Officer at PowerSchool

Nigel reviews recent data security breaches, questions to ask every education technology vendor, and twelve tips to help you protect student data. Protecting data isn’t just about infrastructure, but also includes your approach and attitudes to security and privacy, your decision-making when it comes to vendor selection, and an awareness of issues today that could harm your school community.

A must-read in today’s digital environment.

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Nigel King, Chief Architect and Chief Information Security Officer

Nigel King is the Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Architect for PowerSchool, defining the security posture and ensuring the design decisions of PowerSchool yield a secure, unified experience for our constituency.

Nigel was most recently at Oracle where he was Vice President of Functional Architecture and Security for Oracle’s cloud-based applications as they grew the portfolio of application products.

Nigel’s experience in applications extends over 25 years, across implementation, sales, and development. Nigel is a Chartered Management Accountant and holds the CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT designations of ISACA, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, as well as the CISSP Designation of ISC(2), the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium.

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