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Three Cybersecurity Gaps Inadvertently Leaving Your University Vulnerable (and How to Fix Them)

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Higher education institutions were pushed to their limits at the start of the pandemic as they pivoted almost overnight to deliver education in a remote environment.

IT departments rallied to reengineer crucial processes to allow universities to continue to serve their constituents. According to a report by The Chronicle of Higher Education, 63% of schools said the pandemic sped their adoption of cloud services.

But did they do enough to enhance cybersecurity?

A survey commissioned by Arctic Wolf of more than 130 leaders from higher ed institutions found that many universities might not be adequately prepared for increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.

The survey responses identified three key gaps that universities must address to protect their infrastructure and data as their reliance on technology increases.

Download the Arctic Wolf guide, Three Cybersecurity Gaps Inadvertently Leaving Your University Vulnerable (and How to Fix Them), to understand:

  • What “adequate security” for higher education looks like in today’s threat landscape
  • How likely colleges and universities are to come under cyber attack
  • How to accurately estimate resilience and speed of recovery should your organization be victim of an attack
  • Why turning to a vendor can allow higher ed institutions to operate more securely, in order to protect both data and reputation