Virtual Learning: An Education – Ping Podcast – Episode 26

Episode 26: Virtual Learning: An Education

Virtual learning is front of mind when it comes to educating students during the coronavirus pandemic. As we hit back to school season, school districts, colleges & universities consider virtual education, in-class instruction, or a combination of both. What goes into this decision? For an education on virtual learning, we welcome Amy McLaughlin, Cybersecurity Project Director for the Consortium for School Networking – She discusses the challenges of virtual learning, how some schools are addressing access, and how student age is a factor in its effectiveness. We also talk about cybersecurity concerns, school funding issues, and more.

In our headlines segment, we talk about some hidden email vulnerabilities that could make spearphishing even more effective. Then, it’s onto the arrest of a GandCrab middle man. And finally, we have updates on the alleged Twitter hack mastermind and WastedLocker ransomware.

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