Google search change leads to major higher-ed security breach


Just one cyber security slip-up, Krehel wrote, and a university or business is at serious risk of leaving its students, clients, or customers at the mercy of hackers trolling the web for personal information.

“Knowing where your data [are] located, what are the access control mechanisms, and having an audit process to verify that resources are properly used, is generally part of every cyber-risk program,” he wrote. “When one of them fails, a data breach is inevitable. Meanwhile, breach victims are left in the lurch.”

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