RIC One DATA PRIVACY & SECURITY

For questions related  RIC One API integrations, please use Service Now for submission of issues. The RIC One API team and Student Services work together  to resolve issues related to RIC One API Integrations.

Please use this link to  submit a request:  https://lhric.service-now.com/ess/main.do

Additional Resources - Dealing with COVID-19

Online Conferencing Guidance

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, school districts have leveraged online conferencing platforms to stay connected.  Officials are raising concerns about security due to several reports of uninvited visitors crashing meetings. While educators continue the transition to digital learning, this site is a live document designed to assist school districts with best practices for providing secure online conferencing.

FERPA and Virtual Learning

Video Conferencing Tools in the Age of Remote Learning:  Privacy Considerations for New Technologies

DPO Mentoring

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Working side by side with district data privacy teams, the LHRIC will provide mentoring and guidance to help districts develop internal capacity to meet the requirements of Ed Law 2-d and the Regulations.

Participation in RIC One DPSS is required.

DPO Support

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The goal is to provide assistance with the requirements of Ed Law 2-d and the Regulations based on district needs. A school district administrator retains the official title and authority of the DPO with the LHRIC performing routine functions and support.

Participation in RIC One DPSS is required. Availability is limited.

Digital Digest & Blasts

Digital Digests - Quarterly newsletters on the topic of data privacy and security with current information, effective strategies, best practices, and leadership resources.

Digital Blasts – Timely information as it occurs to keep districts informed of the latest developments in the field.

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Digital Debrief

D3—Digital Digest Debrief – Deep dive webinar on a featured topic from the Digital Digest.

Periodic webinars and interviews with industry leaders on topics related to data privacy and security. 

 

 

Interview with Linnette Attai, Founder of Playwell LLC.

 

Software Inventory Tool

This tool enables districts to compile a list of their software inventory as well as links to third-party vendor’s software Privacy Policies and Notices thus enabling districts to comply with provisions of the New York State’s Parents’ Bill of Rights. Over 800 products are currently included in the database, and districts may submit requests for additional products.

Districts still retain responsibility to review vendor contracts. 

Professional Development

Web-based data privacy and security awareness training that follows a structured outline, including a formal assessment and printable certificate of completion.

Additional materials for instructor-led professional development are also available.