Parents and communities place the highest degree of trust in local educational agency (LEA) schools to 1) educate children and 2) keep children safe. LEA instructional and technology leaders are innovative and tireless in managing this enormous responsibility. And so are we. Inspired by the mission of educators, we develop solutions for academic equity, student access, ransomware readiness and other matters of concern to school leaders.
Our work primarily centers on:
ConvergeOne provides solutions to shore up both physical security and network security.
The threat of school violence has educators on edge. Risks need to be identified with consideration to student privacy. Security needs to be conducted in a way that doesn’t feel like a prison. What’s more, many physical security solutions now run with new feature sets only possible on IP networks ⏤ meaning that IT teams now have partial or new responsibility for physical security.
ConvergeOne coordinates a mix of digital applications to shield against/respond to threats and other hazards. Key areas of focus include:
We make these digital transitions easy for schools: building the engines that reliably power these new capabilities. We take care of the intricacies of networking; implementation of wireless and telephony systems; and technology procurement through trusted partner relationships.
Education ranks among the top 2 targets for cybersecurity threats. More than 500 U.S. schools were hit with ransomware in 2019 alone. But the threat doesn’t stop there: Cyber events also include harassment of an individual, and often occurs as a precursor to school violence.
ConvergeOne helps school districts stay ahead of the threat by exploring opportunities on several fronts: