Los Angeles Unified Information Technology Services 4 Education
Episode 1: LAUSD Response and Recovery from Cyber Attack
19 minutes Posted Jan 13, 2023 at 11:42 am.
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The Cyber Security attack on LAUSD occurred over the Labor Day weekend in 2022 and caused some disruption to business systems, but schools were able to open on Tuesday following the Labor Day holiday as scheduled. This podcast explains: How the District was able to minimize disruption to the instructional environment The difference between a cyber breach, cyberattack, and ransomware What organizations are most vulnerable and what can organizations do to mitigate cyberattacks What is involved in a recovery operation 


  • Soheil Katal, CIO 
  • Jack Kelanic, Senior IT Administrator, Infrastructure 
  • Alton Kizziah, MGT Consultant 
  • Eddard Romero, IT Administrator, Technical Services 
  • Youssef Elias, School Systems Manager