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Security Flaws Found in Digital Education Products

Hats off to Mr. Porterfield for examining and exposing security weaknesses on several popular educational sites.
Uncovering Security Flaws in Digital Education Products for Schoolchildren addresses the symptomatically widespread lapses in student data protection across the education technology sector. 
“A lot of education sites have glaring security problems,” said Mr. Porterfield, the principal engineer at a software start-up in Los Altos, Calif. “A big part of the problem is that there’s not even any consensus of what ‘good security’ means for an educational website or app.”
Read the full article here.