Technology has transformed the way in which students are learning. Schools increasingly integrate IoT devices and third-party applications into the everyday delivery and management of education. This incorporation of education and technology, or EdTech, increases the amount of student data that is collected, stored, shared,and used—making student data privacy an issue of critical importance to educational institutions and their stakeholders.
In the fast-paced, ever-evolving world of privacy and cybersecurity law, gathering the biggest news from 2019 was no small feat – from new laws and landmark cases, to major technological developments and international guidelines, it was a busy year for anyone trying to stay up to date. But Beckage has narrowed down the top privacy and cybersecurity stories that shaped last year: