Aanval For Educational Institutions: Defending and Safeguarding School and Campus Networks, Databases, and Privacy With Real-time Threat Management

The networking system at educational institutions presents a unique and constant challenge because of the large computing environment and evolving new users that appear each year requiring access. A typical higher education institution is comprised of various departments with a long list of faculty members and staff members, a large number of transient students, and numerous servers, databases, computing devices, university-owned websites, distance-learning web technologies, web applications, and WLAN network devices. Educational institutions overall have become a lucrative target for both malicious hackers and insider thieves alike because of the wealth of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and intellectual property data stored on campus servers and network databases.

Provided by: Tactical FLEX, Inc. Topic: Security Date Added: Aug 2010 Format: PDF

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