On cybersecurity, educational institutions have a people problem
Inside cultures that are designed to be collaborative and open, IT leaders are struggling to corral their users and educate faculty on network risks.
Phishing scam exposes personal, medical information at central California school districts
Phishing emails to employees at several school districts in Monterey County, California, have exposed Social Security numbers and medical records.
How Oklahoma U. protects 80,000 email accounts from the dark web
A new piece of software is allowing the school's security analysts to catch compromised accounts automatically — before they hit the black market.
Phishing attacks challenging teachers, says Utah ed director
Training will shift away from basics like password safety and toward modern cyberthreats, says Central Utah Educational Services director.
Hacker steals personal data of 500,000 San Diego Unified students
The school district says it has identified a possible culprit and a criminal investigation is underway.
Higher ed particularly at risk of email phishing attacks, report finds
Eighty-eight percent of colleges and universities fail to protect students, faculty, alumni, staff, according to marketing and analytics company 250ok.
Understanding unified threat management for higher education
Commentary: How UTM helps create a balance between functionality and security, without draining resources.
Five steps to fighting ransomware attacks against schools
Commentary: How can university IT teams prevent the next WannaCry? Educate, patch, modernize, plan and invest.
A security breach is coming to your school. Are you ready?
CoSN panelists ponder the rising cybersecurity challenges facing schools today.