Victoria’s Department of Education [Australia] is expanding its monitoring of devices’ internal traffic from staff to students’ own devices at a number of schools.

The expansion will result in Zscaler SSL root certificates being installed on not only school-provided devices, but students’ personal devices if they connect locally to a school network.

The certificate allows student browser traffic to be decrypted for inspection, while still presenting to the user as if they were protected by HTTPS.



Hmm, I remember someone asking about a switch to certificates at their school a few weeks ago.

Is this a sign that doing the packet inspection is becoming too difficult for mass surveillance?

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