While corporate data breaches grab media headlines, colleges and universities are certainly not immune to security challenges. In fact, five of 2014’s biggest cyber security breaches occurred in higher education. Among the malfeasance: student information was exposed, Social Security numbers were stolen, and staff records were compromised.

Forget Sony, Target, and Home Depot – some of the biggest threats are right here in our classrooms, labs, and dormitories. Colleges and universities are ripe for cyber threats, thanks to the sheer number of devices on campuses and the expansiveness of access granted within and throughout educational institutions. Combine that with...

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Mav Turner is director of Product Strategy for SolarWinds http://www.solarwinds.com/