Oct 29 2015

EDUCAUSE 2015: How Higher Ed Can Get Ahead of Cyberattacks

When it comes to cyberthreats, it's not a matter of if you'll be affected — it's when. We spoke with experts in network securities about what institutions can do to prepare for online attacks.


    Michael Richichi — Chief Technology Strategist, Drew University
    Lawrence Dobranski — Director of ICT Security, University of Saskatchewan
    Shelly Sexton — Senior Director of U.S. Education, Microsoft


Video Highlights

  • Having the latest hardware solutions, such as load balancers, give institutions a layer of defense against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
  • Accepting the inevitability of a cyberattack is the first step to staying prepared for when one happens.
  • Microsoft Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection helps email clients protect against zero-day attacks.

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