Elevating Security Awareness

Increasing the Relevance and Scalability of End-User Education

Topics: Information Technology, Information Security, IT Governance, Data Management

What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

Student enrollments likely not at risk from breach

Student applications, yield, and retention do not show a significant correlation to large breach events across institutional types, indicating that fears about reputation loss with students may be unfounded.

Research, advancement revenue streams at risk

Revenue from major donors, private-sector research partners, and state governments could be at risk when a major breach occurs. In a constrained and competitive funding environment, a data breach could be the difference between winning and losing a major research project or large gift from a private donor.

Education Breaches Carry High Costs

A Data-Rich ‘Soft Target’