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Insufficient cybersecurity staffing is hurting higher ed’s ability to protect itself, report shows

Two-thirds of cybersecurity and privacy professionals said staffing issues have had "some" or "a lot" of negative impact on services offered, according to EDUCAUSE's latest report.

2 ways universities are mitigating cybersecurity risks in a complex environment

Thanks to a mix of academic freedom, complex IT environments and valuable data, universities are magnets for hackers. Here are some solutions to draw the line.

Why your school needs to adopt curricula in computer and information sciences

With rising student demand and workforce prowess, degrees embracing these digital STEM fields can reap high enrollment and grant impressive ROI. Some institutions have already adopted it into their longstanding programs this year.

Nearly 80% of schools were hit with a ransomware attack in the last year

Cybercriminals have been refining their tactics for conducting ransomware attacks for several years, a new report suggests. Unfortunately, for higher ed leaders, they've only become more complex.

Support for first-year students may be key this fall. Here are 4 ways to ensure you’re ready

Some first-year students may still be struggling to cover ground academically and psychologically, thanks to the pandemic.

An algorithm for success: Redesigning college based on student data

Turning this golden age of data into tangible action requires questioning long-held beliefs about what works and what doesn’t.

Why your school must buck its current financial planning process

Many institutions continue to rely on outdated financial planning tools. Nearly 50% still use spreadsheets for forecasting and tuition projections, and nearly a third use spreadsheets for budgeting, according to a Syntellis survey.

Instructors want to encourage AI use among students. First, they need guidance from leaders

Many teachers are using the technology to prepare students for a future inevitably accompanied by AI. But few educators have received guidance from administrators on how to do so.

How one flaw exposed the data of countless students and educators

At least 33 data breaches have been disclosed so far, affecting more than 17.5 million people 200 organizations, many of them colleges, universities and related organizations.

Community college and career opportunities becoming a higher priority for high schoolers

Most teens firmly believe in the importance of a four-year college degree, but they're becoming increasingly open-minded toward other postsecondary opportunities, a new survey suggests.

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