Campus IT teams understand how important it is to keep campus networks secure, but many struggle to pinpoint where to begin when their resources are limited.
When COVID closed campuses, it also increased cyberthreats to IT networks, creating more work for already-stressed IT teams. 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 networks. Want to learn more? Join a conversation 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.
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