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When Public and Private Sectors Engage – Special Things Can Happen

BOSTON Mass., January 16, 2019 iboss, a leader in cloud security, hosted the executive board of the National Advisory Council on Cybersecurity (NACC) at their Boston Headquarters. The focus of the day’s events included an executive roundtable, consisting of the iboss senior executive team and the NACC board discussing the growing concerns associated with the potential negative impact the lack of adequate cybersecurity technology and practice is having across the nation’s public education system.

iboss hosting an executive roundtable with NACC Board members

Project Tomorrow CEO, Dr. Julie Evans presents national findings associated with the increasing need to cyber secure student devices going home

Ron Chandler, former CIO at Los Angeles Unified School District and now CIO at Harvard Business School and co-chair of the NACC, agrees that interactions between public education and the public sector can make all the difference. Chandler stated “I have personally participated in these kinds of engagements, and have always walked away feeling that public education must foster closer relationships – particularly in the Information Technology sector, especially as public education seeks to embrace education technology resources to increase academic relevance/achievement.” Chandler’s colleague and NACC co-chair Debbie Karcher, former CIO at Miami Dade said, “We are very grateful to iboss for giving the board an opportunity to brief iboss senior executives on the challenges the education sector faces relevant to protecting our nation’s students. The board has learned a great deal throughout this day around how iboss is leveraging its delivery of cybersecurity by delivering their platform as a SaaS in the cloud solution – frankly just what I believe districts across the country need to embrace today.” Continue reading