Cyber Crime

Read: 6 Ways to Improve Cyber Security and Internet Safety on Your Campus

6 Ways to Improve Cyber Security and Internet Safety on Your Campus

Starting with these tips below as a framework can help structure your campus’ internet safety plan and flesh it out to meet your institution’s needs.

Read: 6 Ways Colleges and Universities Can Limit Cyber Risk

6 Ways Colleges and Universities Can Limit Cyber Risk

Today’s attackers recognize that, in the interest of avoiding costly outages, higher education institutions are highly motivated to pay ransomware demands, making them potentially lucrative targets.

Read: 14 Ways Cyberattacks Impact Hospitals and 13 Ways to Prevent and Remedy

14 Ways Cyberattacks Impact Hospitals and 13 Ways to Prevent and Remedy

At the Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, AHA’s National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk John Riggi shared examples of how cyberattacks threaten patient safety.

Read: National Student Clearinghouse Data Breach: Nearly 900 Schools Impacted

National Student Clearinghouse Data Breach: Nearly 900 Schools Impacted

Cl0p ransomware gang gained access to its MOVEit server and stole files containing personally identifiable information.

Read: White House Holds First-Ever Summit to Address Ransomware Attacks Against K-12 Schools

White House Holds First-Ever Summit to Address Ransomware Attacks Against K-12 Schools

The Biden Administration also announced initiatives to address the problem, including grants and other support from technology providers.

Read: Slew of Cyberattacks Highlight Gaps in University Security

Slew of Cyberattacks Highlight Gaps in University Security

Regardless of an institution’s budgetary constraints, there are tried and true precautions that can be taken to better protect their campus.

Read: Cost of Healthcare Data Breaches Up 53% from 2020

Cost of Healthcare Data Breaches Up 53% from 2020

Additionally, the global average cost of a data breach reached $4.45 million — a 15% increase over the last three years.

Read: FBI Investigating University of Rochester Data Breach

FBI Investigating University of Rochester Data Breach

The New York school says the data breach resulted from a software vulnerability in a product provided by a third-party file transfer company.

Read: UMass Memorial to Pay $1.2M to Settle Wage Claims After Ransomware Attack

UMass Memorial to Pay $1.2M to Settle Wage Claims After Ransomware Attack

A ransomware attack took down the provider’s payroll system for weeks, and some employees allege they weren’t paid the full amount owed.

Read: UPDATE: Minneapolis Public Schools Data Breach Also Exposed Campus Security Maps

UPDATE: Minneapolis Public Schools Data Breach Also Exposed Campus Security Maps

The leaked files include specific locations of campus surveillance cameras as well as other sensitive school security infrastructure information.

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