Analysis: Cyberthreats in the Educational Sector Worldwide

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Check Point Researchers Identify Increases in DDoS Attacks, Other Threats Check Point Research analysts have observed a significant rise in cyberthreats on the educational sector worldwide since July.

The Net Promoter® Education Difference

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The Education Difference Education. Company Culture Corporate Certification education NPS TrainingThis is not normally a touchpoint along the customer journey that most people think of when describing the main interaction points with a company.

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Improving Healthcare Security Education

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Wombat's Gretel Egan on How to Take a Fresh Approach to the Awareness Challenge As attackers increasingly take advantage of users' risky behavior, enterprise security leaders are taking steps to improve end-user security education. Gretel Egan of Wombat Security outlines how to focus on education strategies that are truly effective

Cybersecurity Education for the Remote Workforce

Data Breach Today

The Need for 'Short, Sharp Bursts' of Compelling Messages In the current work-at-home environment, keeping the workforce educated about critical cybersecurity practices requires "short, sharp bursts of education" that offer compelling messages, says Vicki Gavin, a former CISO who now serves as a cyber education consultant

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Department for Education’s handling of pupil data ruled illegal

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Related: Department of Education criticised for secretly sharing children's data Continue reading. Department for Education Children Schools GDPR Data protection Privacy Information commissioner UK news Education Technology

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 1

Data Breach Today

ISACA and (ISC)2 on Meeting Changing Demands of Industry, Students What is the role of professional certification companies in the cybersecurity education ecosystem? In part one of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, John McCumber of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde of ISACA share their philosophies

Experts warn of surge in DDoS attacks targeting education institutions

Security Affairs

Experts warn of a surge in the DDoS attacks against education institutions and the academic industry across the world. The DDoS attacks are causing severe issues to the targeted education institutions such as temporarily takedown of the network and online classes.

NCSC warns of a surge in ransomware attacks on education institutions

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National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware attacks targeting education institutions. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware attacks against education institutions. The U.K.

Educating Educators: Microsoft's Tips for Security Awareness Training

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Microsoft's director of security education and awareness shares his approach to helping train employees in defensive practices

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 2

Data Breach Today

In part two of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, Lisa Ho of the University of California-Berkeley and Amit Elazari Bar On of Intel Corp. Intel's Amit Elazari Bar On and UC-Berkeley's Lisa Ho on Schools and Digital Transformation What are America's universities doing to help fill the cybersecurity skills gap felt by enterprises worldwide?

AIEF Press Release: 2020 FOUNDATION EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

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Robert McLauchlinMar 31, 2020 Palmyra, NJ (March 31, 2020) – The ARMA International Educational Foundation (the Foundation) is excited to announce the availability of funding opportunities for aspiring information management professionals currently enrolled in accredited information management studies programs. The post AIEF Press Release: 2020 FOUNDATION EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS appeared first on IG GURU.

Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

Rocket Software

Programmers should influence our educational institutions. You’re tapping into the vein of what those forward-thinking educators want. The post Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains appeared first on The Rocket Software Blog. Mainframe Modernization COBOL COBOL education COBOL programmers cobol programming community COVID-19 dba IBM IBM i IBM Z mainframe mainframe computer modernization programming Programming languages z/osBy David Robertson , guest blogger.

Higher Education CISOs Share COVID-19 Response Stories

Dark Reading

Security leaders from Stanford, Ohio State, and the University of Chicago share challenges and response tactics from the COVID-19 pandemic

Data breaches grow across UK education sector

IT Governance

A recent freedom of information request by chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young reveals a worrying rise in reported data breaches across the UK education sector. The GDPR requires organisations to take reasonable steps to protect their data, but with competing priorities and limited budgets, this can be challenging for the education sector – which makes for a particularly attractive target, as institutions typically also hold large amounts of sensitive data.

Why consumer education is needed in the digital insurance age

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The post Why consumer education is needed in the digital insurance age appeared first on DXC Blogs. An explosion of technology innovation over the last several years has created digital-savvy consumers and digital-empowered employees.

Google sued by New Mexico attorney general for collecting student data through its Education Platform

Security Affairs

New Mexico sues Google for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from children. Google is facing a new lawsuit for allegedly using the Google for Education platform to gather personal and private data from students with an age of less than 13 years. The company offers free Chromebooks to schools and access to the G-Suite for Education service as part of the Google for Education platform.

Finding Ways to Entertain and Educate Your Kids

PerezBox

If you’re like me, you have kids that have been sent home and you are now charged with ensuring they get educated. The post Finding Ways to Entertain and Educate Your Kids appeared first on PerezBox. Business Education and LearningYou are also, probably, petrified at the idea. Read More.

NDSU Offers Nation's First Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Education

Dark Reading

The new program focuses on training university-level educators in cybersecurity

Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better

Dark Reading

Here are 15 books recommended by professionals to continue a professional's education Constant learning is a requirement for cybersecurity professionals.

Education Gets an 'F' for Cybersecurity

Dark Reading

The education sector falls last on a list analyzing the security posture of 17 US industries, SecurityScorecard reports

Adware, Trojans Hit Education Sector Hard

Dark Reading

Students continue to be weak links for schools and universities, according to data from security firm Malwarebytes

3 Educational Resources For Financial Institution Fraud Managers

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Fraud managers are busy. We know it's hard to find a one-stop resource shop for determining how to choose the right fraud tools that align with your fraud strategies and organization goals. The Rippleshot team is here to be your guide to approach this complex space.

FBI Warns Education & Remote Work Platforms About Cyberattacks

Dark Reading

The FBI expects attackers will target virtual environments as more organizations rely on them as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Government surveying further education providers before Brexit

IT Governance

The latest guidance from the government will assess the way further education providers are preparing for the UK’s departure from the EU, and it’s currently running a survey to get input from those looking for advice. The education sector has struggled with the GDPR since it came into effect in May 2018, partly because many schools and colleges lack the resources to deal with information security and partly because they handle so much personal data.

Why has there been increase in cyber risks for the education sector?

IT Governance

The coronavirus pandemic has arguably affected the education sector more than any other, with schools, colleges and universities around the globe having been forced to close their doors and deliver classes remotely. The post Why has there been increase in cyber risks for the education sector?

How education technology drives equal learning in special education curriculum

Jamf

In part two of our three-part blog series, we examine iPad’s role in special education curriculum Sewanhaka Central High School District is doing incredible things with their iPad program.

Newcastle University becomes latest ransomware victim as education sector fails to heed warnings

IT Governance

This incident is the latest in a long line of cyber attacks on the education sector. It followed August’s ransomware attack on the education administrator Blackbaud , in which students’ phone numbers, donation history and events attendance were all compromised.

Allyship: Jamf will educate, act, support, improve and listen

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We, as one Jamf, pledge to be leaders and allies of change by taking intentional action. Read for full details

Document Management for Educational Institutions

Armstrong Archives

Any educational institution that receives a certain type of funding from the U.S. Dept of Education is required by federal law to protect the privacy of student education records. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is the federal law that protects the privacy of all student records and gives certain rights to parents regarding their children’s educational records.

Sign up for the new education sector email updates

IT Governance

To support the wider education sector with data protection and cyber security, we are launching a sector specific email newsletter and blog series. To sign-up, send us ideas of what you would like us to cover or questions for us to answer, please leave complete this form and choose education as your sector. More about our education sector products and services. Visit our education sector pages to learn about our products specifically for schools, colleges and universities.

Online education site EduCBA discloses data breach and reset customers? pwds

Security Affairs

The online education portal EduCBA discloses a data breach and is resetting customers’ passwords in response to the incident. Online education website EduCBA discloses a data breach, it has started notifying customers that in response to the incident it is resetting their passwords. EduCBA is a leading global provider of skill based education with 500,000+ members across 40+ Countries.

Teams for Education Updates – May 2018

Perficient Data & Analytics

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week , Microsoft is thanking our teaching community with some new features within Microsoft Teams for Education. Microsoft has been visiting classrooms around the world to see how teachers and students are using Teams for education. Microsoft only plans on expanding Teams for Education features and functionality in the coming months, so look for some exciting updates to come in the near future.

Bringing teachers and pupils together at Bett: a global education technology show

Jamf on EdTech

This year's global education technology show Bett has a lot of gadgets and flash. But do they actually impact education

NTT Docomo and Jamf, empower ICT education in Japan with cellular iPad devices

Jamf on EdTech

Manabu Inui from NTT DOCOMO, joined us at JNUC to share a case study on the ICT education in Japan with cellular iPad devices by NTT DOCOMO managed by Jamf

Apple in education: A love story

Jamf

From Apple School Manager to Shared iPads, see how Apple continues to open a world of educational possibilities for students and educators

Equifax compliance education

InfoGovNuggets

Who would have thought a software engineer needed insider trading education? “Former Equifax Manager Is Charged,” The Wall Street Journal , June 29, 2018 B3. To respond to the huge privacy breach at Equifax last year, the company set up a website to help some of those affected. The former software manager setting up that website bought some options, betting that Equifax’s stock would go down once the breach was discovered. He faces criminal and civil charges.

UnitedHealth Group invests $8.25M to aid data scientist education

Information Management Resources

Payer Edition Healthcare innovations Investments Continuing education Healthcare analytics Under-served populations UnitedHealthcareThe health insurer and the Atlanta University Center Consortium—the oldest and largest consortium of historically black colleges and universities—are partnering to help students become data analytics experts.

Zasio is Offering Two Free IG Education Sessions Sunday before ARMA InfoCon 2019

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These two free IG education sessions will take place in Nashville on Sunday afternoon before ARMA InfoCon 2019 and will be presented by industry experts Warren Bean, CRM and Soo Kang, IGP, CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US. The post Zasio is Offering Two Free IG Education Sessions Sunday before ARMA InfoCon 2019 appeared first on IG GURU. Education IG News Information Governance information privacy Privacy Sponsored IG IQ PbD Soo Kang Warren Bean Z-Talks Zasio

Zasio is Offering Two Free IG Education Sessions Sunday before ARMA InfoCon 2019

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These two free IG education sessions will take place in Nashville on Sunday afternoon before ARMA InfoCon 2019 and will be presented by industry experts Warren Bean, CRM and Soo Kang, IGP, CIPM, CIPP/E, CIPP/US. The post Zasio is Offering Two Free IG Education Sessions Sunday before ARMA InfoCon 2019 appeared first on IG GURU. Business Education IG News Information Governance information privacy Sponsored IG IQ Infocon2019 PbD Privacy Privacy By Design Soo Kang Warren Bean Zasio