Tags cyberattack

Ransomware hits K-12 district in Connecticut

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Bridgeport Public Schools has lost access to district data but has not said whether it will pay the ransom asked of its data's captors.

Understanding unified threat management for higher education

by EdScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Commentary: How UTM helps create a balance between functionality and security, without draining resources.

How to battle the new form of ransomware targeting schools

by Kevin Haley • 1 year ago

Commentary: No need to panic. Just be prepared for cyberthreats.

West Point shows off cyber chops in higher ed challenge

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Symantec's cybersecurity competition for colleges and universities drew participation from 31 university IT teams in 25 states.

Cyberthreats against schools grow as attackers look for ransom money, threaten students

by Kate Roddy • 1 year ago

K-12 districts nationwide are trying to stay vigilant against ransomware and the release of sensitive student data.

Education Department warns of extortion cyberthreat against schools

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Hackers have targeted K-12 schools in at least three states in the last month alone.

Regent University opens stand-alone cyber range

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

The facility aims to train current cybersecurity professionals and recruit students interested in cybersecurity careers.

Students seen as increasingly capable of school hackings

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Americans believe it would be "easy" for over half of high school and college students to carry out a cyberattack on schools and colleges, a recent Radware survey found.

Software company to simulate cyberattacks for college and university IT competition

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Symantec is debuting a higher ed cybersecurity competition to train IT staff using real-life scenarios.