Member QuickTalk | Four Reasons Hackers Like Higher Ed—and How to Protect Your Institution
Higher education has always been both a target and breeding ground for some of the world’s most elite hackers. There are several reasons for this: valuable data, including cutting-edge research and intellectual property, complex IT Infrastructure and user bases, a tendency toward an open and collaborative culture, and a higher than normal turnover rate for IT and cybersecurity staff. We will discuss several real-world examples and see demonstrations of common attack methods spawned by these truths.
Communities Program Manager, EDUCAUSE
Keatron EvansPrincipal Cybersecurity Advisor, Infosec, part of Cengage Group
Joseph PotchanantDirector, Cybersecurity and Privacy Program, EDUCAUSE
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