Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Cyber Security

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    Stay Safe Online



    Protecting Student Privacy

    Data Security: K-12 and Higher Education

    This guidance document provides background information on what an Integrated Data System (IDS) is and why educational authorities may choose to participate in one, and clarifies how such authorities can participate in an IDS while ensuring student privacy in compliance with FERPA. Student financial aid information may be used for program evaluation and research purposes.



    Ed Tech Magazine


    These 30 K-12 influencers share their expertise with IT leaders and educators through tweets, podcasts and blogs.





    The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) led the development of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides the Federal Government's leadership for the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign. © 2020 Stop Think Connect. Terms and Conditions.



    K-12 Cyber Security Resource Center


    • Free Security Check-Ups​
      Check your computer for known viruses, spyware, and discover if your computer is vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
    • Check Your Privacy Settings​
      One-stop shop for easy instructions to update your privacy settings wherever and however you go online.
    • Parent Resources
      Information regarding cyberbullying, child identity theft, Facebook for parents, social networking, etc.
    • Educator Resources
      Prepared educational materials for the classroom, K-12th grades.
    • Business Resources
      Informational resources for businesses regarding bring your own device, information security, document destruction, compliance, data breach, and risk management.
    • Privacy on the Go
      Tips for protecting your privacy while you are on the go.
    • Identity Theft
      Resources on how to protect your identity and how to recover from identity theft.
    • K-12 Cyber Security Map
      The K-12 Cyber Incident Map is a visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents reported about U.S. K-12 public schools and districts.