The education industry, including K-12, community colleges, and universities, has experienced a difficult couple of years with COVID-19 restrictions, remote learning, curriculum debates, and funding concerns. Schools also can add cyberattacks and data breaches to that list. But there are security solutions that can help your school defend its data and protect against cyberattacks.
Overall, the average cost of a data breach in the education industry totaled $3.79 million, according to the IBM Security Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021.1
After reading this guide, you will have a better understanding of why schools are turning to MDR service providers for help. This guide covers:
- Cybersecurity challenges for schools
- Differences between SIEM, managed security service providers (MSSPs), and MDR
- How to evaluate an MDR provider
- The Pondurance approach to MDR