Jun 21, 2016,
by Nick Lewis
Higher education institutions, IT organizations and information security teams have a significant number of potential information security risks they need to manage, not to mention the compliance and audit related activities needed to support their institutions. It's a difficult position for many and is only further made more difficult by budget restrictions in higher education. The increase in the risk from ransomware and distributed denial-of-service DDoS attacks has received significant attention over the last year and has spurred many campuses to adopt new security controls and add additional tools to protect their institutions.