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24 September, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Student Data Privacy Protection Explained

This summer brought news about yet another student data breach. This time, online education platform K12.com failed to keep one of its databases properly updated, thereby leaving almost 7 million records for 19,000 of students available for anyone to steal from June 23 to July 1, 2019. The exposed...
28 February, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

IT Risks in the Education Sector: Real Threats vs. Expectations

In this blog post, which is based on the results of Netwrix’s 2018 IT Risks Report, we will dive deeper into the problems that face schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations. The survey covers the six most common types of IT risks: physical damage, intellectual property...
5 September, 2017 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] Top Cybersecurity Risks in Education

In this blog post, the final piece in our series of blog posts about IT risks in various industries, we’ll highlight the main concerns of educational organizations worldwide. We’ve gathered feedback from IT specialists working for educational institutions to find out about their IT security...
11 April, 2017 | Jeff Melnick

[Infographics] Cloud Security: Insights from Education

Educational organizations work hard to protect sensitive student data, such as grades and financial information about loans. As their interest in migrating to the cloud grows, however, the effort required to monitor access to this data by privileged users may become even more...