Defending higher education against cyber crime

When colleges and universities educate and empower students to defend against cyber crime, they help protect both the academic population and the institution.

The threat to higher education is much different from the threat to corporations

Read our Global Information Security team’s reports below to learn the key best practices to defend your institution and its students against cyber crime attacks.

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Keeping institutions safe

Colleges and universities have unique characteristics that make them vulnerable to cyber crime, but there are ways they can help protect themselves.

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Keeping students safe

As digital natives, college students are so comfortable with technology that it’s easy for them to overlook the risks. That’s why it’s critical to keep them informed about the different types of threats targeting them.