School Lockdown: Cybersecurity Practices that Make a Difference

In 2020 Missouri's Mehlville School District was hit by a cyberattack that diverted a six-figure payment intended for a construction company working with the school system. Before that, a hacker broke into the district network with the intention of changing a user's direct deposit account.

Hear from Superintendent Chris Gaines and Director of Technology Services Paul Westbrook about how, after those two events, they launched a full-scale program to tighten cybersecurity in the district and get serious about user training.

Moderated by: Di Schaffhauser, Senior Editor, THE Journal