July 03, 2019 April Mabry
Cybersecurity and school safety and security were major topics during the 86th Session of the Texas Legislature–two bills were passed related to these topics that require additional staff training. Summaries of these bills are provided below.
All employees and board members who have access to a local government computer system or database are required to complete state approved cybersecurity training at least once each year. (Effective 6/14/2019)
This comprehensive bill is designed to improve school safety and promote mental health in schools and public community colleges. In addition to existing statutory requirements, multi-hazard emergency operation plans would be required to include:
Read more summaries of new bills that require additional training for Texas school districts on the HRX blog.
Tagged: "cyber security", cybersecurity, "school safety"