"University leaders had to reckon with their IT departments’ need for more manpower last spring, when higher education IT administrators transitioned from managing devices on one network to managing a complicated web of networks across the nation. About a year later, many colleges and universities still find themselves lacking when it comes to having the right IT support to secure remote work."—Source: EdTech Magazine
WHY THIS MATTERS:
The shift to remote learning in the wake of COVID-19 has made higher ed more reliant than ever on all things digital. With this increased usage comes a growing need for ransomware prevention, as cybercriminals could completely upend institutional operations without a solid plan of action.