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How Teachers Can Help Defend Against Ransomware

TEACH Magazine | March 9, 2021 – Over 500 K-12 schools in the U.S. have potentially been impacted by ransomware attacks since January 2019.

The pace of ransomware attacks has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the rapid shift to remote learning has opened up new vulnerabilities. There are steps classroom teachers can take to safeguard systems and help their schools to avoid falling prey to such incursions. “[T]eachers should maintain good backups of their lesson plans and other critical educational data in the event something happens to their computing device,” says Robert Capps, VP of marketplace innovation at NuData Security.

For the complete article, see How Teachers Can Help Defend Against Ransomware.