Malware

Read: 30% of K-12 School Districts Don’t Have Cloud Security, Survey Finds

30% of K-12 School Districts Don’t Have Cloud Security, Survey Finds

Although 94% of K-12 districts use cloud platforms, 50% either don’t have a cloud security platform or don’t know whether or not one exists.

Read: Cybersecurity Basics: Terms and Definitions All Campus Safety Pros Should Know

Cybersecurity Basics: Terms and Definitions All Campus Safety Pros Should Know

Malware. Phishing. Password attacks. What’s the difference, anyway? Everyone involved in campus safety would benefit from knowing these general cybersecurity terms.

Read: 4 Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges and How to Combat Them

4 Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges and How to Combat Them

As the healthcare industry becomes more technologically connected, the risk of cyber theft also increases.

Read: More Than 4 Out of 5 Ransomware Victims Pay Their Hackers

More Than 4 Out of 5 Ransomware Victims Pay Their Hackers

A survey has found that 83% of ransomware victims give into their attackers’ demands, and nearly two out of three organizations were victims in the past year.

Read: Hacker Used Malware to Delete 69,000 Patient Files at San Juan Regional

Hacker Used Malware to Delete 69,000 Patient Files at San Juan Regional

The hacker deleted files that included Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and financial account numbers, among other data.

Read: Helping Your Campus IT and Cybersecurity Teams Avoid Burnout

Helping Your Campus IT and Cybersecurity Teams Avoid Burnout

Despite the rise in nation-state hacking, phishing attacks and ransomware, there are ways you can reduce burnout in your IT teams.

Read: Yikes! Ransomware Attacks Up 151% So Far This Year

Yikes! Ransomware Attacks Up 151% So Far This Year

In the first six months of 2021, education saw a 615% spike in ransomware incidents, while healthcare experienced a 594% increase.

Read: Pandemic Pushes Rise of School Cyber Attacks, Projected to Keep Climbing

Pandemic Pushes Rise of School Cyber Attacks, Projected to Keep Climbing

Virtual learning coupled with poor cyber defenses contributes to schools’ vulnerability to ransomware.

Read: Protecting Your Campus from Cyber Disaster

Protecting Your Campus from Cyber Disaster

Securing your own network is important, but campuses must also confirm that the outside vendors and networks they connect with are also secure.

Read: Missouri District Cancels Classes Due to Malware Attack

Missouri District Cancels Classes Due to Malware Attack

The attack took down the district’s critical systems. The schools were forced to close because the affected systems could impact safety.

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