Cyber Resilience – Higher Education Security and Readiness

Cybersecurity has been a serious concern in both the public and private sectors for quite some time, but the level of concern has increased in recent years as new types of threats have emerged. Among the most pervasive of the current generation of threats are ransomware (malicious software that blocks access to a system or data until a sum of money is paid) and whaling (targeted scam emails that appear to be from a highlevel executive or other legitimate authority).