Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

The higher education sector ranks highest among the worst business sectors for handling cyberthreats, with 73% of organizations taking three or more days to apply a patch.—EfficientIP Report released  9/10/2018 The higher ed sector is an attractive target for hackers...
When will cyber enforcement hit the education sector?

When will cyber enforcement hit the education sector?

There’s no question that cyber attacks against the education sector have been increasing, in both K-12 and higher education.  And while there are guidelines like NIST available to help schools proactively build effective cybersecurity programs, and FERPA to...
Is Your School District Prepared to Protect Student Data?

Is Your School District Prepared to Protect Student Data?

Cyber incidents are occurring in K-12 schools at an alarming rate with over 200 reported incidents since January 2016, and many schools have been hit multiple times within the past year. A few examples on the “hit list” include public Schools in Arlington,...