Higher ed cybersecurity experts already know to expect the worst of cybercriminals, but these days, the “worst” is a moving target.
According to Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report, the number of reported zero-day vulnerabilities more than doubled from 2014 to 2015. And ransomware — which encrypts an institution’s files until hackers receive a hefty ransom payment — increased 35 percent in 2015.
Colleges and universities cannot rely on traditional cybersecurity tools to combat these growing risks. They need a web of next-generation tools and technologies working together to safeguard data.
Learn more by watching the video Cybersecurity Best Practices for Colleges and Universities, and then read how third-party security consultants can help protect campus networks.