Tag: data breaches

Education Tech

3 ways to strengthen your student data privacy compliance strategy

October 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Cyberattacks and data breaches are infiltrating K-12 communities. To proactively thwart these attempts to steal student data, states such as New York are passing legislation that requires school districts to adhere to stipulated student data privacy compliance regulations. With so […]

Education Tech

How devaluing students’ data can keep it safe from cyberattacks

September 28, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Cyberattacks on colleges and universities are on the rise following many institutions’ transition to online and hybrid classes. Higher education institutions’ databases are gold mines for cybercriminals because they store massive amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) like social security […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

5 cybersecurity training tips higher ed should explore

August 18, 2021

Via: eCampus News

As much as 88 percent of data breaches are caused by human error, but only 43 percent of workers admit having made mistakes that compromised cybersecurity. In the past year, one-third of the breaches incorporated social engineering techniques and the […]