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Evaluating Intrusion Prevention Systems in Higher Education

Posted on May 5, 2019 in Articles | by

Colleges and universities continue to find themselves the targets of large-scale cyberattacks. Some of these come from foreign sources, such as Iranian hackers targeting university professors or Chinese attackers seeking out sensitive defense-related research. Others are more mundane, such as the phishing attack that compromised two East Tennessee State University employees’ email accounts.

No matter the source, the bottom line is clear: higher education institutions have valuable information and resources, and attackers are actively working to steal those valuable assets.

Published March 2019 in EdTech Magazine.

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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