UK universities are under high threat levels from state actors as well as financially motivated cybercrime, especially ransomware. How can universities keep themselves safe?
Not only do companies need to take data protection seriously under GDPR, schools and other educational establishments also had to make major changes to stay in line with the new regulations.
Put to the test, more than 50 U.K. universities were found to be very vulnerable to cyber attacks. Jisc's team of penetration testers were able to breach defenses in one to two hours with a 100% breach rate.