Higher Education & Cyber Security
Higher education currently ranks as the second most frequently targeted industry for data breaches, falling only shortly behind the medical industry. Due to the nature of educational systems and the immense amount of information universities store, higher educational institutions are constantly working to combat cyber acts of malicious intent.
A few simple ways to ensure both your own and the university’s information is kept secure, we advise you to implement the following tips:
By utilizing these quick and easy changes you can help attribute to the problem, keeping not only your own personal information secure but also positively affecting the university.
The mission of Illinois State University Risk Management is to enhance the academic, research, and service goals of the University by protecting the University's property, financials, and human resources. This is accomplished by analyzing, in conjunction with University departments, the exposure to risk and taking steps to minimize those potential or real losses to the University's acceptable tolerance level.