Blog Post September 7, 2023

Summer 2023: Uncovering Cyber Threats in Education

By: Brittany Demendi, Corporate Communications Manager

With classes now back in session, the education sector continues to face unique cybersecurity challenges due to its diverse user base, limited IT resources, and increasing adoption of Chromebook and other devices.  

Adlumin’s Threat Research Team uncovers double extortion ransomware as one of the leading threats against educational institutions. This type of attack focuses on hackers encrypting data and threatening to leak it. Threats like this put educational institutions at risk of emotional distress, privacy loss, and legal consequences.  

To better understand the cybersecurity challenges and emerging threats facing the education sector, download Cyber Threat Insights: Education Edition. This report provides valuable insights into the risks faced by educational institutions and emphasizes the importance of investing in proper cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive data and safeguard against cyberattacks.  

Don’t wait until it’s too late – take the necessary steps to protect your enterprise network by learning more about the challenges and solutions in the education sector.