Education Usecase

As the threat of cyber-attacks increases, the onus is on the education sector to overcome these challenges and secure its applications and systems. Cyber attacks can cause widespread disruption to the institute’s network and affect productivity. A sizable amount of data held hostage can potentially affect all levels of education. Cybercriminals can sell this information or use the data to extort money. There is an evident increase in the menacing activity, and each day the challenges and risks to institutional security and privacy become greater. The unforeseen shift to remote work and remote learning in the year 2020 has left a lot of room for cybercriminals to exploit new vulnerabilities. According to 2021 EDUCASE Horizon report: Information security report, the introduction to contact tracing, the increased use of home and personal devices, and issues related to proliferation of video conferencing have led to unprecedented concerns