“Weaving a Secure Web Around Education: A Guide to Technology Standards and Security” is a new publication from the National Center For Education Statistics’ National Forum on Education Statistics. This online report, divided into six easily accessible chapters, contains information on the role of the internet in schools, guidelines for safe and effective web publishing, legal issues associated with maintaining school web sites, resources for effective web development, procurement information, and network security strategies. Its resources include examples of effective acceptable-use policies, a guide to internet addresses and domains, and technical resources related to local area networks, internet connectivity, and increased network security. If you’re having trouble muddling through some of the document’s more technical terms, consult its online glossary for a comprehensive list of definitions and explanations.

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