7 Ways to Engage in Cybersecurity Awareness
CampusGuard, a partner of Nelnet Campus Commerce, focuses on cybersecurity and compliance needs of campus-based organizations in higher education.
This infographic features seven ways your higher education institution can engage daily in cybersecurity awareness to protect your institution from cyberattacks.
CampusGuard, a partner of Nelnet Campus Commerce, focuses on cybersecurity and compliance needs of campus-based organizations in higher education. Offering a broad array of offensive security services, throughout their 12 years in business, they understand what it takes to keep higher education information secure.
Our partners at CampusGuard have created an infographic featuring seven ways for your higher education institution to engage in cybersecurity awareness every day. As you may already know, colleges and universities experienced a surge in ransomware attacks in 2021, and those attacks had significant operational and financial costs, according to Inside Higher Ed. With higher education institutions being prime targets, here are some ways your institution can engage in cybersecurity awareness every day:
#1 Keep your systems up-to-date with the latest anti-virus software
- Set up automatic updates, so anti-virus software scans your devices
- Reboot your systems often
#2 Use unique, complex passwords
- Do not reuse passwords for different accounts
- Change passwords at least every 90 days
#3 Use caution when engaging with email
- Do not click on or open emails with suspicious attachments or links
- Do not send sensitive information via unencrypted emails
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