An Organization Needs A Set Structure Of Ongoing Monitoring And Auditing Policies

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Every organization needs a set structure of ongoing monitoring and auditing policies in order to insure compliance with the many laws, standards, and regulations. Our scholastic institution is one such organization. Due to the enormity of violence against children while on the Internet, this institution must remain compliant with all aspects of the below laws. Below is information on FERPA, SOX, CIPA and COPPA that should be maintained with compliance.
FERPA, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, is a law protects the privacy of student education records. This law provides parents with specific rights in regards to their children’s educational records, until they reach the age of 18, or until attending post-secondary educational facilities. At such time, parental rights transfer to the student. The following are typical FERPA definitions:
• Student: any person even in attendance at the agency or institution; current or past
• Attendance: includes student’s physical attendance, attendance through the Internet, video conference, satellite, correspondence, or other methods used by the school
• Personally identifiable information (PII): Direct: name, Social Security and/or number; Indirect: any subjective features that can be used to easily identify a student
• Directory information: openly available about all students; the school can release directory information without permission.
• Disclosure: any release of PII by a school to a third party; any type of access,…

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