The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools, colleges, and universities to institute distance learning and move to a remote workforce model, making data security more essential.
A recent survey from cybersecurity company McAfee indicates that students lack cybersecurity knowledge and that institutions still have a long way to go when it comes to providing education.
The issues of data security, sexual misconduct, and workplace harassment—pressing concerns on any college campus—present unique challenges for educators and administrators.
Between 2012 and June 2017, educational institutions publicly disclosed more than 200 data breaches. Nearly half of these incidents were the result of hacking, malware, or phishing.