Cybersecurity/IT

For cybercriminals, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year

While your school is on holiday break, criminal actors see it as an open invitation to compromise valuable and confidential student data.

3 big reasons that it’s time for higher education to crack down on cybersecurity

From large catalogs of sensitive student information to research data, cybercriminals have plenty of tempting targets in institutions of higher education.

Should colleges be worried by threats of Russian cyber attacks on the U.S.?

White House warnings should set plans in motion by institutions to ensure their systems, data are protected.

On the Razor’s Edge: 5 powerful higher education sessions at ASU-GSV Summit

Several university presidents will be among star-studded list of speakers at the April education technology show.

Homeland Security warns colleges, universities on potential for more threats

As FBI investigations continue into bomb threats at HBCUs, the DHS is urging institutions to be wary of possible violent acts.

Cybersecurity compliance requirements may surprise higher ed

Institutions that work with the federal government are required to maintain certain security controls to protect covered information systems. Now, the DOJ is going after universities and research institutions.

Critical cybersecurity measures for colleges and K-12 schools

Examples of cyber-attacks on colleges and K-12 schools are easy to find. Districts need to step up their cybersecurity.

How the education industry can establish lasting data security

The data-rich environments are highly attractive to bad actors. Steps must be taken to secure this sensitive information to avoid costly disruptions.

How universities are helping to build a 500,000-person cybersecurity workforce

With online attacks on the rise, institutions like CSU San Bernardino are preparing students to stop hackers.

Held for ransom: Is cybersecurity insurance worth the investment for colleges?

And three key factors that will determine how costly a policy will be.

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