Whose privacy matters most?

No one wants their private information falling into the wrong hands, but this is especially true of the younger generation, as they lack the resources to address such a compromise directly, and parents often don’t think to monitor their child’s personal records or usage.

Yet, student information is out there, though, which means, personally identifiable information (PII) about children is as much in jeopardy of being compromised as the data collected around any other group.

Despite the fact that all data is at risk, legislation safeguards the collection, storing, and sharing of student data more than any other public sector; however, they need strict regulations to protect everyone’s private information, not just that of students.

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Story added 1. June 2015, content source with full text you can find at link above.