79% of the attacks on educational institutions were financially motivated
Colleges and universities are a goldmine of personally identifiable information (PII) from students, alumni and employees. To avoid damage to their reputation educational institutions often pay after falling prey to ransomware attacks.
76% of institutions had no phishing reporting practices whatsoever
Public institutions struggle with budgets, focusing investments in security on software only and leaving no room for employee education and security awareness training.
On-line education is in demand
Covid-19 may have pushed the evolution of online education forward a few years but it was already here. Educational institutions need to be ready to provide access to learning and teaching platforms. This opens a lot of doors for hackers.
Cyber-espionage attacks in educational institutions are 3.5 times greater
Universities with medical centres and substantial research profiles are identified as the most vulnerable to cyber attacks by both nation-state actors and non-state actors.
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