Don’t buy an edtech product without asking these critical questions of your vendor.
There's rarely a week that passes without news of a technology incident compromising our data and livelihoods. Increasingly, those incidents are impacting schools as they too digitally transform and modernise systems.
Most of the security issues faced by schools around technology are born of accident or ignorance. Australia's new national data breach disclosure reporting shows education is consistently in the top five industries reporting breaches - often due to human error or systems failures that could have been avoided by asking the right questions.
Here are the right questions.
This is a comprehensive checklist for due diligence on any edtech vendor or solution. If you haven't had these questions answered to satisfaction, you are at risk. Click below for a downloadable one-sheet checklist if you'd like to share or print.
The risk isn't worth it. Practice due diligence and smart technology governance and always ask the right questions.