SOPPA & Your District: How to Achieve Compliance and Peace of Mind

Bill Summary

Beginning July 1, 2021, Illinois public schools must “implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that otherwise meet or exceed industry standards designed to protect covered information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure” (105 ILCS 85/15).

The Learning Technology Center published 43 security best practices that all districts need to implement to comply with this new legislation. These practices align with CIS Controls, a globally recognized cybersecurity standard, and are vetted by Illinois school district technology leaders.

How ManagedMethods Helps

ManagedMethods knows that school districts are understaffed and underfunded, yet the burden to implement change is left up to you. This is why the company has developed a solution that is affordable, user-friendly, and easy-to-implement.

ManagedMethods helps K-12 schools achieve compliance with over 30% of the Learning Technology Center’s security best practices in the following areas:

  • Software Assets
  • Maintenance, Monitoring and Auditing Logs
  • Malware
  • Data Protection
  • Controlled Access
  • Account Monitoring and Control
  • Training

ManagedMethods is the leading Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12 school districts. The platform monitors district Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 email, file sharing, chat, and video apps 24/7/365 and empowers district IT admins with full visibility and control of your cloud environment.

ManagedMethods is available for discounted purchase via our full catalog contract with CDW-G.

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John Buttita
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