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How Clemson keeps cryptominers off its supercomputer (EdScoop)

"When Clemson University’s Palmetto supercomputer was at peak processing capacity even though no students, faculty or researchers were using it, IT systems architect Nitin Madhok knew something was wrong."—Source: EdScoop

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Mining cryptocurrency can put an undue strain on campus networks. When Clemson realized their supercomputer, which happens to be one of the fastest in the country, was being used in this way, the IT team and their vendors sprang to action. Read how they've learned to quickly identify and respond to bad actors on campus networks.