A security roadmap for education

How to protect students, educators and systems.


Aging infrastructure, outdated devices, student privacy laws, IT complexity--when it comes to managing technology, district and IT leaders have their hands full.

819 incidents

From the 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report


of breaches were caused by outsiders.


of breaches were financially motivated.


of the data compromised was personal.


of malware incidents can be attributed to ransomware.


Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents users from accessing their computers or files stored on their computers. Cyberattackers demand that their victims pay a ransom before they'll provide access.

To cope with this new challenge, school district leaders need to arm themselves with the best possible information to protect their data and avoid spending taxpayer money on ransoms or recovery efforts.

Cyber security solutions for Education

Experienced security professionals, cloud-based internet security and risk assessments to help your district be more resilient to security threats.

  • DNS Safeguard

    Help stop cyber threats from reaching your computers and devices while enforcing district-wide internet policies.

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  • Rapid Response Retainer

    Plan your defense against cyber threats and take fast action to identify and contain unexpected incidences.

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  • Security Professional Services

    Our security experts can help you, assess your risks and response capabilities, and develop a security IT strategy and implementation plan.

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2020 DBIR for Education

The education industry saw phishing attacks in 28% of breaches and hacking via stolen credentials in 23% of breaches. In incident data, Ransomware accounts for approximately 80% of Malware infections in this vertical. Educational Services performed poorly in terms of reporting phishing attacks, thus losing critical response time for the victim organization


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