Report shows crippling effect of ransomware in the education sector
A new study finds that education organizations pay the most to remediate ransomware attacks, shelling out an average of $2.73 million — 48% above the global average.
As higher ed data challenges grow, so do security threats
The opportunities university IT leaders see when it comes to data protection and security are vast, but the threat landscape is continuing to grow rapidly, experts say.
Third-party 'compromise' interrupts GW law students' exam prep
George Washington University is scrambling to provide materials to students after its MyLaw platform was pushed offline.
Michigan State ransomware attack showed need for connection between IT teams
A report on a 2020 ransomware incident revealed a lack of communication between Michigan State's main IT office and a department's internal team.
Education sees the highest ransomware recovery cost compared to other sectors
Security advisor John Shier shares findings from a security report that show wide gaps in security preparedness to defend against ransomware threats across the education sector.
Include cybersecurity in higher ed board meetings, group recommends
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities has released guidance for institutions on how to communicate with their information security teams.
More Black universities are getting help with their outdated IT
The Student Freedom Initiative has signed agreements with 25 HBCUs that want help updating their technology and cybersecurity postures.
Cybersecurity — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
In this report, StateScoop & EdScoop explore the ways information security — and the people who lead those efforts — is changing in the public sector.
U. of Arizona president's contract ties IT goals to $50K in bonuses
University of Arizona President Robert Bobbins can earn bonuses if he cuts overhead IT costs and upgrades