Higher Education Cyber Security Student Center

Resources for students and campus administrators


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Explore resources designed to help students and campus leaders understand vulnerabilities, identify common attacks and implement strategies for safeguarding personal and institutional data.


What’s your student cyber security strategy?

See how institutions benefit when they involve students in cyber security.



Students: How to spot 6 common scams

Discover traps set through phony scholarships, tuition overpayment notices and more.


Know the scams

Scams that typically target students


Be cyber secure:

Data-rich institutions are becoming more frequent cyber crime targets. Learn about the latest threats and defenses.


Red flags and smart steps

Know cyber fraud warning signs and security dos and don’ts.


Cloud computing

Get tips to protect yourself from cloud computing vulnerabilities. 


Connecting on the go

Learn the hazards of public or unsecured Wi-Fi networks.


Mobile devices

Gain insight into mobile security threats.


Password protection

See recommendations for adopting password best practices.


Social engineering

Be wary about online deception.



Get perspectives on voice phishing.