A fraudulent phishing scam has circulated throughout districts in Texas and across the country in recent months, exposing private W-2 information of employees in several school districts.
This is the third and final part of a series of articles covering cyber security issues that school districts and organizations should be aware of. The articles were written by TASB Special Risk Program Consultant Cristina R. Blanton. In this article, you will learn about the importance of having a cyber security plan for your organization.
MemCon17 is quickly approaching (April 23-25), and there are many reasons why it is advantageous for your organization to attend. For the second year in a row, the Members’ Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Austin, conveniently located adjacent to Lady Bird Lake and all of the shops, restaurants, and amenities in downtown Austin and along South Congress (SoCo).
Texas public schools face many daily challenges to functioning smoothly. Out of necessity, key players at districts wear many hats. A single employee may play the role of a teacher, coach, and driver. Even senior level administration doesn’t get a pass on this one. Regardless of how you delegate responsibility at your campus, one key factor to understand is that these staff members are primed for distraction. And if these employees are behind the wheel…That could be deadly.
One of your employees was injured while at work, so you rushed to file your First Report of Injury immediately. The claim is set up and the investigation is underway. Now you can relax and take care of other pressing issues. After all, if the adjuster needs anything further they will let you know – right?