Cyber Security

Internet Safety is important for all staff and students at Modesto City Schools. Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Use these technology safety tips to keep yourself protected!

MCS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

All questions, assistance, and troubleshooting contact the Help Desk at or (209) 574-8600

Together we can dramatically decrease our risk of ransomware attacks on the district, improve our security, and protect student and district information by following these tips for creating strong passwords, avoiding phishing emails, and avoiding ransomware

MCS Managed File Transfer

MFT Managed File Transfer Video

The safest and most secure way to send and receive files that have personal identifiable information (PII) about student or staff information i.e. spreadsheets and documents

Additional Resources

Cyber Safety Video Series:

Cybersecurity in the Classroom

In addition to curricula for K-12 educators, offers resources for out-of-the-classroom settings. Activities and articles are available for students, parents, educators, and activity leaders looking to enhance students’ awareness and understanding of STEM, computer science, and cybersecurity topics.

DHS (US Dept of Homeland Security) also offers cybersecurity career awareness resources including tip cards, fun educational posters, and informational one-pagers to share with students in the classroom, during extracurricular activities, and at home. Use these resources to introduce students to the cybersecurity field and spark an interest in cybersecurity as a career. Please download the resources below: