Data heavy and often highly vulnerable, the K-12 education sector provides a broad surface area for exploitation by sophisticated and novice hackers alike. Increasingly targeting all varieties of schools – large and small, urban and rural, public and private, cybercriminals seek out fast financial gain by gaining access to the highly sensitive personal data of both teachers and students.
Unfortunately, it’s no secret that school districts are often armed with lackluster cybersecurity capabilities due to small budgets and constrained resources that make it difficult to counter threats such as ransomware attacks and other types of data breaches. When a . . .