white paper

Osterman Research White Paper

Cybersecurity in Education

The education industry has been under high attack for several years already, with phishing, ransomware and denial-of-service attacks growing in frequency and ferocity. With the forced move to remote and online learning in response to the health pandemic that began early in 2020, and the lack of systemic preparedness, the education sector is in the crosshairs of threat actors.

This white paper provides best practices on defending against, and recovering from, varied cyber-attacks and threats, in order to strengthen preparedness and improve resilience.

Read this white paper to learn:

  • The reasons that threat actors have increased activity against the education sector
  • Why regulatory obligations increase the risks of cyberattacks for educational institutions
  • The most significant threats in education today
  • Best practices for improving cybersecurity in education