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How To Protect Students and Staff from Phishing Attacks

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According to Verizon’s annual “Data Breach Investigations Report,” the two biggest threats leading to data breaches are compromised credentials, obtained through stolen or weak passwords, allowing the wrong people to pose as others. For educational institutions, student privacy is of the upmost importance, which is why identity and access management, single sign-on, and multifactor authentication are showing up on institutional security program roadmaps everywhere. It seems as though there’s a new breach reported nationally every month, including a University of Buffalo break-in that involved 28 faculty, 1,800 student, and 862 alumni, all because they visited a website and logged in with their institutional credentials.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • Why passwords as the only authentication mechanism are not enough
  • The 3 layers of protection to keep your students and faculty protected
  • Security controls for mitigating identity attacks
  • 5 tips for choosing the best security response for your institution