K12 education faces some of the same challenges as corporate america, protect the valuable data on your network from being stolen.
School also have other mandates which cause security to be of even greater importance. With State and District requirements to monitor student achievement through online assessments and supplemental materials, schools need to ensure their networks remain online during these critical assessment windows.
Not only can an external attacker cause school networks to fail, internal users can also wreak havoc on internal wireless, servers and even internet connections.
Groups like Lizard Squad offer a way for anyone to take down a system for hours, days, even months. The price for this network breaking attack is less than a cup of coffee a day, and not surprisingly, this type of services is appetizing for students and others who may not be up for testing.
With more and more funding tied to student achievement, can your District afford to miss an assessment window?
K-12 Education Security is an area of increasing focus for multiple factors. See why Mosaic451 has been tapped to secure some of the largest K-12 Districts in the nation.