Cyber Security

  • Cyber security is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyber attacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal school processes. Implementing effective cybersecurity measures is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative.

    Hallsville ISD's cybersecurity approach has multiple layers of protection spread across the computers, networks, programs, and data sources of our district. The people, processes, and technology all complement one another to create an effective defense from cyber attacks. Our unified threat management system is designed to automate integrations across applications and accelerate security operations functions such as detection, investigation, and remediation.

Articles and Papers

  • Hallsville ISD Threat Model Proposal

    Hallsville ISD Threat Model Proposal

    In a world where cyber threats continue to grow in complexity and quantity each year, threat modeling is one of the most advantageous and practical tools we can use to shore up security. This threat model is designed to elevate Hallsville ISD’s security posture by cataloguing all assets within a given system that need to be protected, identifying by whom and what directions they might be attacked, and how exactly they can be safeguarded.

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