As K–12 institutions continue to expand their digital footprints by adapting new technologies, concerns of ransomware attacks also continue to grow. In fact, according to SonicWall’s 2023 Cyber Threat Report, ransomware attacks were up 827 percent in 2022 for K–12 schools. How then do schools mitigate vulnerability?
In this article, Suchi Rudra shares how schools can safeguard against cyber threats by
- using next-generation firewalls;
- securing connections;
- implementing incident response planning; and
- automating daily cybersecurity tasks.