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Education for Employability

Research shows that now, more than ever, job-relevancy is tied to technical skills. According to the World Economic Forum, 92 percent of businesses are accelerating the digitization of their work processes, and more than 90 percent are adopting technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), big data analysis, and cloud computing.


4 Post-Pandemic Challenges Facing Higher Education

Declining enrollments, equity gaps, digital expectations and more: Overcoming the hurdles ahead will require innovation, grit and institutional change.


Strike Force! How Higher Ed is Tackling Cybersecurity in Its Return to Campus

Every college and university recognizes that cybersecurity is of concern. But, some are further along than others in gaining administrative and board support for investing in the measures needed to enhance the institution's security profile.


Incoming! How to Stop Malware from Slowing Your Return to Campus

Cybersecurity awareness makes a big difference between colleges and universities that get what’s needed for protecting their communities and those that are continually playing catch-up.


Campus Technology Market Insights: Securing the Cloud While Keeping Your Feet on the Ground

As IT modernizes the campus infrastructure, worries about cybersecurity are stacking up. Gaining visibility into all of your assets is an essential starting point for the work you know needs to be done.


2021 Cybersecurity Threat Trends: Phishing, Crypto Top the List

In 2020, cyber criminals launched four types of endpoint threats responsible for 10X more than all others: Cryptomining, phishing, trojans, and ransomware. Criminals also launched highly coordinated, multi-stage attacks, using proven, tested malware vehicles to deliver ransomware and steal data. In our latest report, Cybersecurity threat trends: phishing, crypto top the list, we used Cisco Umbrella to capture billions of queries, identifying the top cyber threats in 2020, and how to stop them in the future.


Ransomware Defense for Dummies Checklist, 2nd Edition

The rise of ransomware over the past few years is an ever-growing problem and there are no signs of this extremely lucrative criminal enterprise going away. Are you concerned about keeping your college or university up and running in the face of an attack?


Student Cybersecurity 101

Find out why security built into the foundation of the internet is better at providing visibility into internet activity across all students and staff and all devices, on and off-campus.