This is a Thought Leadership article by PrimeGlobal member firm Yeo & Yeo which provides a detailed look at how universities and colleges can take a practical approach to cybersecurity.
Unprecedented, unpredictable, and transformational. Those are three words that can be used to describe 2020. We have seen the evolution of traditionally brick-and-mortar industries like education move to virtual environments. As schools and the education sector shifted to hybrid and digital classrooms, they also potentially became a prime target for cyberattacks.
Cybersecurity is far from easy, especially for higher education. Higher education involves so many connected devices with their own risks that it becomes nearly impossible to keep track of the threats they might pose to the institution.
Modern ways of learning pose unique cybersecurity and IT challenges for colleges and universities. As schools and the education sector shifted to hybrid and digital classrooms, they also potentially became a prime target for cyberattacks like phishing and ransomware. This whitepaper, from our partner, SentinelOne, provides tips for securing your institution. In this whitepaper, we discuss, changes to higher education resulting from COVID-1, security threats facing higher education institutions and how these institutions can prevent cyberattacks, including ransomware.
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