Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) has suffered a massive data breach leaking sensitive personal information of current and former students and educators spanning over a decade.
Easy targets. That’s the best way to describe universities and colleges as targets of cyberattacks. Most still operate using legacy systems and infrastructure, and many users, devices, and inadequate cybersecurity policies make them easy prey for bad actors.
The Department of Education, FBI, and DHS CISA responded to a cyber attack and confirmed a ransomware incident on the second-largest school district, Los Angeles School District (LAUSD), over the Labor Day Weekend.