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BitSight for Education

A wealth of personally identifiable information (PII), research data, and big ransomware paydays make the education sector a favorite target for cyberattacks.

The problem is compounded by a lack of cyber hygiene among students, an expanding network footprint, lots of apps and devices, and limited security resources – it’s a perfect storm for cyber criminals.

A wealth of personally identifiable information (PII), research data, and big ransomware paydays make the education sector a favorite target for cyberattacks.

The problem is compounded by a lack of cyber hygiene among students, an expanding network footprint, lots of apps and devices, and limited security resources – it’s a perfect storm for cyber criminals.

Understand and secure your expanding attack surface

Understand and secure your expanding attack surface

Get ahead of worrisome cybersecurity trends, like ransomware

Get ahead of worrisome cybersecurity trends, like ransomware

Stop talking about cybersecurity in tech terms, start talking about the reality of cyber risk

Stop talking about cybersecurity in tech terms, start talking about the reality of cyber risk

Maintain your school’s reputation for cybersecurity excellence

Maintain your school’s reputation for cybersecurity excellence

Free Attack Surface Report

As your school or institution’s digital ecosystem expands, so does the attack surface. But do you know what’s lurking there?

Get a handle on risk hidden in the cloud and across departments and remote locations with BitSight Attack Surface Analytics. It’s like seeing your network the way a hacker does. 

By continuously analyzing the digital environment, you can automatically validate your organization’s digital footprint, assess cyber risk based on individual digital assets, visualize areas of critical or excessive risk, and prioritize remediation efforts.

Financial Services Security Performance Management

Keep a pulse on your changing risk landscape with BitSight for Security Performance Management.

With BitSight, you can continuously and proactively monitor and measure the security posture of critical assets, such as education technology (EdTech) tools, student devices, and cloud-based applications and data.

Easily discover emerging vulnerabilities and gaps in security controls and identify the greatest areas of risk.

TPRM Portfolio Risk Matrix

Schools and universities often act as proving grounds for new technologies, like cloud-based student portals and e-learning solutions. But each new tool represents a point-of-entry for cyber attackers. 

BitSight for Third-Party Risk Management lets you instantly discover and monitor the security postures of your entire vendor portfolio, identify potentially risky partners, and vet the security performance of each new vendor before bringing them onboard.

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BitSight delivers digestible metrics that clearly communicate the reality of your school’s security posture.

BitSight generates easy-to-understand findings on security performance with reports generated for every audience – including senior leaders and non-technical stakeholders. Use these insights to make informed decisions about risk mitigation investments and resource allocation and to demonstrate compliance with regulations like FERPA, HIPAA, GLBA, and more.

Ransomware Trends eBook

Ransomware attacks have been rising at an alarming rate — with victims ranging from one of the largest fuel suppliers in the United States to Ireland’s Department of Health. Download our ebook to learn more about:

  • The latest tactics used by ransomware groups
  • BitSight’s analysis of data on hundreds of ransomware events
  • Best practices to protect your organization
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