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UK Cyber Security Council to Tackle Education, Standards

Data Breach Today

Cyber Security Council is a new self-regulatory body for the profession. Claudia Natanson Describes Vision of U.K.’s s New Self-Regulatory Body U.K. It is tasked by the U.K. Government to execute their vision for the U.K.

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Improving Healthcare Security Education

Data Breach Today

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

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5 Cybersecurity Tips for Higher Education Institutions

Dark Reading

Following these basic cybersecurity hygiene policies can help make data more secure and protect colleges and universities from becoming the next ransomware headline.

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Educating Educators: Microsoft's Tips for Security Awareness Training

Dark Reading

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

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GRCC professor Andrew Rozema looks at how artificial intelligence will change education – by interviewing a chatbot

IG Guru

AI Cyber Security Education Information Governance Security Andrew Rozema ChatBot GRCC OpenAI'sCheck out the link here.

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India’s Public Education App Exposed Millions of Students’ Data

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / Privacy Security / Security NewsA mandatory app exposed the personal information of students and teachers across the country for over a year.

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#BeCyberSmart All Year Round With Educational Resources From Microsoft

Dark Reading

Improved cyber hygiene keeps users and their identities, devices, and data more secure and reduces the organization’s risk exposure

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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.

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Holding a Great Employee Education Meeting

KnowBe4

I recently attended a customer’s annual security awareness training employee event. It included everything I think a security awareness training employee event should have. Social Engineering Phishing Security Awareness Training

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NCSC warns of a surge in ransomware attacks on education institutions

Security Affairs

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.

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Creating Cyberattack Resilience in Modern Education Environments

Dark Reading

From increasing cybersecurity awareness in staff, students, and parents to practicing good security hygiene for devices, using endpoint protection, and inspecting network traffic, schools can boost cybersecurity to keep students safe

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How South Africa's Largest Law Firm Was Fined R5.5m for Not Educating Customers

KnowBe4

Security Awareness Training CybersecurityAfrica’s largest law firm ordered to pay R5.5 million to a woman who fell victim to a hacking syndicate.

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Center for Cyber Safety and Education Opens 2023 Cybersecurity Scholarship Applications

Dark Reading

Program provides financial assistance to aspiring information security professionals, enabling students toward long-term career success

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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.

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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. The company offers free Chromebooks to schools and access to the G-Suite for Education service as part of the Google for Education platform.

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Security Leaders are Calling for Industry to Take Action and Programmatically Improve Secure Coding Education

Dark Reading

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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

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K12 education giant paid the ransom to the Ryuk gang

Security Affairs

Online education giant K12 Inc. The education company Online education giant K12 Inc. is a for-profit education company that sells online schooling and curricula. The post K12 education giant paid the ransom to the Ryuk gang appeared first on Security Affairs.

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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

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Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn

Security Affairs

The US Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency and the FBI warned about the increase in ransomware attacks targeting the US K-12 educational sector. The post Threat actors target K-12 distance learning education, CISA and FBI warn appeared first on Security Affairs.

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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.

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Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) offers free Cyber and Computing Courses for the Public

IG Guru

Education IG News Information Governance Webinar CISA Cybersecurity Infosec Public Education SecurityCheck out the link here.

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Missouri Governor Vows to Prosecute St. Louis Post-Dispatch for Reporting Security Vulnerability

Krebs on Security

Louis Post-Dispatch ran a story about how its staff discovered and reported a security vulnerability in a Missouri state education website that exposed the Social Security numbers of 100,000 elementary and secondary teachers. On Wednesday, the St.

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FritzFrog P2P Botnet is back and targets Healthcare, Education and Government Sectors

Security Affairs

FritzFrog P2P botnet is back and is targeting servers belonging to entities in the healthcare, education, and government sectors. The bot is written in Golang and implements wormable capabilities, experts reported attacks against entities in the government, education, and finance sectors.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office Issues UK Department for Education with Formal Reprimand

Hunton Privacy

At the time of the incident, over 12,000 organizations had access to the LRS database, including schools, colleges, higher education institutions and other education providers, in order for them to verify information such as academic qualifications.

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Info Security Certifications add over 100 certifications since 2020 via Paul Jerimy

IG Guru

Cyber Security Education IG News information privacy Risk News 2022 Certifications IT Cyber Security Paul Jerimy SecurityCheck out the link here.

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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

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FBI warns of PYSA Ransomware attacks against Education Institutions in US and UK

Security Affairs

The FBI has issued an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks on education institutions in the US and UK. The FBI has issued Tuesday an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks against education institutions in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity for K-12 education

Jamf

Get a glimpse at the illuminating contents of our e-book, “K-12 Security Essentials for Beginners,” covering the fundamentals of cybersecurity in primary and secondary education

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ARMA International Educational Foundation releases Peer Review Journal around IG Topics

IG Guru

The post ARMA International Educational Foundation releases Peer Review Journal around IG Topics appeared first on IG GURU. Business IG News Information Governance information privacy ARMA information security Privacy Records Management

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Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber security to get started

IG Guru

Check out iRonin.com if you are interested to learn more about and keep up with cyber security. The post Hacker education site – iR0nin – makes it easy for those interested in cyber security to get started appeared first on IG GURU. Education IG News Information Governance information security Security Cyber Security Hack 4 Kidz Hacking iR0nin White Hat Hacking

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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.

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Huntress Buys Security Training Provider Curricula for $22M

Data Breach Today

Firm's Largest Acquisition to Extend User Education to Small to Midsized Clients Huntress has made the largest acquisition in its eight-year history, buying Curricula to boost user education.

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Ferpa Compliance In Education: How to Securely Manage Student Records

Record Nations

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student records by prohibiting schools from disclosing the personally identifiable information in student education records. The post Ferpa Compliance In Education: How to Securely Manage Student Records appeared first on Record Nations. 1232g; 34 C.F.R.

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Why Security Teams Shouldn't Snooze on MFA Fatigue

Dark Reading

Employee education, biometric and adaptive authentication, and zero trust can go a long way in strengthening security

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What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

IT Governance

For all the talk of criminal hacking, ransomware infections and the technologies to prevent them, the key to protecting your organisation is cyber security awareness training. The importance of cyber security staff awareness. Cyber security awareness best practices.

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Webinar: Pentesting TTPs with Chris Traynor via the Black Hills Info Security on Oct 27 at 1pm Eastern

IG Guru

This unfortunate perception can hold back organizations from being more secure and keep people from an exciting career. In this Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) webcast, Chris Traynor shares the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for a Pentester.

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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.

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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.

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3 ways to secure Mac in Higher Education with Jamf Protect

Jamf

Higher Education is no stranger to security threats of all types.