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Education under attack - Ransomware expected to dominate in 2017

The ransomware threat is more dangerous and costly than ever. Professionals working in the education sector must prepare to protect their environments from new types of ransomware in 2017. This new infographic looks at the rise of ransomware in 2016 and the key trends and variants to watch out for in 2017.

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Students Underestimate Risks of a Cyber Attack

Educational Organisations Continue to be Victims of Cybersecurity Attacks in 2017

When we visualize the types of industries that are victimized by cybersecurity attacks, we often think of banks and financial institutions, healthcare organizations, law firms or any large corporation with deep pockets. Yet the education industry, both K12 and higher education, are increasingly victimized as well. 

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K12 Students – their naivety makes them ideal targets

Educational Institutes are Ideal Targets for Hackers 

For K12 students, cybersecurity threats and malware are irrelevant or unknown concepts and their naivety makes them ideal targets.

On the other hand, higher education is about the sharing of ideas and collaboration with just about anyone across the globe.  Thus the networks of these intuitions are far less guarded.  This is probably why according to DataLossDB, an organization that tracks cyber breaches across the world, 9% of all breaches within the U.S. were targeted at universities. 

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Cybercriminals actively targeting schools with malware threats

Universities and other higher education establishments are at risk from data breaches and malware threats

From a cybercriminal's perspective, schools and universities represent a very attractive target. The personal and financial data stored on university data systems are valuable to cybercriminals.

The implications of any data theft are huge: reputational, legal, economic and operational. Future funding may be affected, as well as possible loss of future student fees and associated income. 

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Web Content Filtering for Educational Institutes

Avoiding the Headlines:

Web Content Filtering is an absolute must have in order to ensure compliance and protection for your University or School Network.

WebTitan protects staff and students online, while also offering the flexibility and tools for your educational policy requirements.

It is highly scalable for Universities and School Districts while also offering a granular policy engine to meet the flexible requirements of the education sector.

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Tried & Tested - Email and Web Security Solutions for the Education Industry

What I.T. Pros are saying :

"I must say after 16 years working as a network administrator, the WebTitan Content Filter has been the best product I have implemented! It is highly granular, easily modified and technical support is quick to respond, very polite, thorough and will follow up with the customer to ensure all is working properly"

Tim Maples, Network Administrator, Will Lou Gray Opportunity School, SC, USA

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“Colleges and Universities contain large silos of intellectual property generated by faculty research that can be of great value on the open market.”

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