Survey: 87 Percent of Parents Are Concerned About Student Data Security

Christopher Piehler, THE Journal, Sept 02, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Your school might not be concerned about your privacy. But your parents are. "According to the survey, 87 percent of parents expressed concern that their child’s electronic education records could be hacked or stolen. For this reason, 85% of parents said that their willingness to support the use of student data and technology in education must be coupled with efforts to ensure security." And if they can't keep Ashley Madison data private, how likely are they to keep LMS data secure?

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