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Back to School Means More Cyber Concerns

Cyberattacks continue to rise, threatening the educational sector  As the 2022-2023 school year looms, so do ongoing cyber threats directly targeting schools, universities and school district administrations.  In 2021, there were an average of over 1500 attacks on education and research organization per week and these numbers are expected to continue to rise through 2022. The educational sector is massive …

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Tackling Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in School Systems  

Not Kidding Around While chalkboards have long seemed artifacts from classrooms of the past, you might be surprised just how dramatically classrooms have changed just within the last ten years. Tablets and Chromebooks have replaced many textbooks and paper hand-in systems, plagiarism and cheating are detected in new ways, and sometimes, the classroom is no longer a physical space–e-learning and …

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Attacks on Digital Learning

How School Districts can defend themselves from increased cyberattacks. While there are changes for each generation of students to experience, it’s safe to say that the impact of the pandemic on the scholastic world in 2020 was dramatic and immediate. The transition from in-person classes to web-based learning was startling for everyone, but especially K-12 students because of the rigid …

Cyberattacks in Higher Ed

Higher education institutions in the US and abroad are increasingly becoming the target of cyberattacks. As high-profile attacks continue to make headlines, higher education IT departments must prioritize their budgets and personnel deployment to maintain effective security measures and heighten incident response. Understanding the special risks that face higher education is critical and the first defense, is protecting student and faculty accounts from nefarious logins.