Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Here’s why ransomware is a top threat to institutions - Bryan Green, eCampus News

Be wary of extinction--ransomware can be the cause of a number of issues at institutions, including the demise of the institution itself This is especially true in higher education, which is the second most common target for ransomware attacks and security breaches. In 2020, 1,681 schools, colleges, and universities reported security incidents, and in 2021, 58 percent of educational institutions that had been hit by a cyberattack said the bad actors were successful in encrypting their data.