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The Australian education sector saw a 17% increase in cyberattacks in July 2021, with 3,934 reported attacks per organisation impacting schools, universities and research centres every week.
Australia's education sector is hit every day with cyberattacks, sitting at the 4th most targeted country in the world. It has never been more important to protect against cyber threats and attacks.
The average cost of a data breach in Australia was $3.35 million per breach, an increase of 9.8% year on year. The financial repercussions of a data breach has been found to last several years.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a remote education environment, and as a result, the cyber threat profile of schools has changed dramatically. Between budget constraints, campus closures and the heightened need for tech support, school IT departments are faced with a massive undertaking. How can they continue to provide the high-caliber experiences that their faculty, staff and students deserve, despite constricting resources?
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The new way of remote working highlights the need for greater scrutiny over data access and security and the urgent adoption of best practice security measures for remote work.
Trust is more vital than ever as people live, work, and socialise more on digital channels. We have seen the blurring of lines between word and play, and work devices are increasingly being used for personal activities.Organisations are struggling to match the casualisation of their mobile workforces with the need to lock down access to authorised users to protect sensitive company and client information.
Moving to cloud is not just a nice-to-have upgrade from past data storage technology. It's the foundation for digital innovation, essential to any organisation wanting to embrace the future and succeed in a world driven by data, automation and AI-assisted decision making.
The modern workplace not only improves employee productivity and satisfaction, it also creates more seamless collaboration and communication across environments and platforms while maintaining the integrity and security of company systems and data.
Safeguard your entire organisation with integrated security, compliance and identity solutions built to work across platforms and cloud environments. Prioritise the right risks with unified management tools created to maximise the human expertise inside your company.
Invest in a managed services solution to tackle existing labour constraints and prevent internal IT departments from having to play catch-up. Managed services can help your business stay flexible when it comes to resources and accommodate swift, unanticipated changes.
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