How to keep your campus networks safe from cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity threats aren't going away--but with proven best practices and expert advice, you can protect campus data and networks


Cyberthreats skyrocketed when COVID closed campuses and forced faculty, students, and staff to access important–and often sensitive–learning materials online from home computers and home networks. And with many institutions reverting to hybrid or online learning as COVID variants peak, cybersecurity threats are far from over.

As data security breaches–including ransomware attacks, phishing, and unauthorized disclosures–show no sign of slowing, higher-ed IT leaders need to be ready. Threats to higher education networks will never be eliminated, but there are strategies to successfully defend campus information infrastructure.

IT teams understand how important cybersecurity measures are, but many struggle to pinpoint where to begin when their resources are limited.

Want to learn more? Join a conversion with fellow edtech leaders and experts as they share best practices on both the technical aspects–software and services–and the human aspects–professional development and community education–of keeping your networks safe and sound.

Laura Ascione

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