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5 Essential Tips For Higher Education Cyber Security Management

Start With Vulnerability Management

When it comes to mitigating higher education cyber attacks, results are generally inconsistent. Comparing general funding for an R1 university against funding for an R3 university will leave your jaw on the floor. An R1 usually has more than $40 million in grant funding spent on research per year, while an R2 has more than $5 million. These classifications are only for schools that have twenty or more doctorate students graduate per year.

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How to Prevent a Higher Education Cyber Security Attack During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened our eyes to ways that we as a society need to protect ourselves better. But we don’t only need to protect ourselves from germs and viruses--we also need to protect our cyber wellbeing.

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The Biggest Security Risks Affecting Higher Education Virtual Operations

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your university or college has most likely had to shift to virtual operations. Running an institution of higher learning online has its advantages and disadvantages. It reduces “brick and mortar” costs like utilities, keeps employees and students safe, and allows classes to continue even while people are self-quarantining.

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