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Security Brief: The Growing Threat of Malware in Higher Education

Cybercrime is a serious threat to public and private higher educational institutions. As malware, cybercrime, and hacking evolves they present a greater threat to private and public educational institutions, which are often underprepared to handle cyber attacks. Further, educational institutions and their computer networks are comprised of a high number of devices with relatively low requirements for security and protection.

Application and device vulnerabilities, unsafe network practices (including file/data sharing) and inexperienced staff/students make these large networks prime targets for cyber threats and hackers.

This educational security brief explores the cyber threats facing educational institutions and highlights several ways they can defend themselves, their networks, and their students/staff against cyber attacks.

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