20,000 K-12 Schools Adopt

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20,000 K
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12 Schools Adopt
Free Web Security Tool


by David Nagel

Presentation by Maria Hanvy

Web Security in Schools




Schools in the US increasing numbers of open source
solutions



Web Security is an increasing concern


o

20,000 Schools have adopted DNS providers


o

OpenDNS

provides free Internet security to these schools



Including students and staff



Meets CIPA requirements (within budget or



necessary maintenance)



Claims to have blocked more than 250 million


phishing scams for schools to date


Schools using OpenDNS




The number of schools has doubled since




January 2008



Example School: Dowagiac Union Schools,


Michigan


o

hard pressed for funding
-

made switch for Web


filter and security



Example 2: Madison County Schools,


Mississippi


Features of OpenDNS




Protection from phishing sites using



PhishTank.com



Adult site blocking



Domain blocking



Web proxy blocking



Domain
Whitelisting

feature to prevent


specific sites from being blocked


Educators Working

Hand
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in
-
Hand

BIBLIOGRAPHY


http://thejournal.com/articles/2008/11/21/20
000
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k12
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schools
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adopt
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free
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web
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security
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tool.aspx?sc_lang=en


http://www.jayphilips.com/wordpress/wp
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