After being hit by a ransomware attack that affected email, health records, and operating systems, Hancock Regional Hospital decided to pay the Bitcoin ransom.
By now you may have heard of the latest cybersecurity threat, KRACK (short for Key Reinstallation AttaCK). But what exactly is it? KRACK is a vulnerability in the WPA2 security protocol used by most wireless networks today. The vulnerability allows hackers to steal data flowing between your wireless device and the targeted WiFi network, as well as potentially […]
TechDecisions sat down with John Irwin, Senior Vice President of Government, Education and Healthcare at AT&T, to talk about cyber security considerations for colleges and universities: TD: Why would someone want to steal data from a college or university? JI: If you think about colleges and universities, they host a large amounts of student and […]
Ransomware is dangerous to all computer users, but those at colleges and universities are particularly vulnerable.
At InfoComm2015, Joel Bilhiemer discusses how colleges can cope with and prepare for data breaches and the “Technology Management in Higher Education” seminar.