Lessons in Cybersecurity: How Education Coped in the Shift to Distance Learning
The pandemic forced schools across the country to develop new strategies for education and hybrid models of education emerged. Teachers are working more hours than ever and parents are pulled between work and 24/7 childcare—but perhaps for the first time, Malwarebytes—an anti-malware software company—has revealed how this transition has stressed the cybersecurity posture of schools and school districts.
The Lessons in Cybersecurity: How Education Coped in the Shift to Distance Learning report reveals that schools need to do a lot of catch up to stave off any potential cyberattacks.
Better-prepared schools reported a lower rate of overworked IT administrators and a lower rate of teachers forced to serve as on-call IT helpers for students and parents. Those same schools also reported a lower rate of school-wide cyberattacks and a lower rate of disrupted classes because of school-wide cyberattacks.
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