Providing laptops, tablets, or other networked devices for students during their K12 learning experience offers substantial benefits to the students and administrators. The students receive a concrete supplemental learning tool with real-world applications. Teachers and administrators can use the presence of technology to increase efficiency in tracking and promoting progress for students. However, these positive outcomes rely heavily on the effective implementation of a one to one program.
$209 million—that’s how much the FBI estimates that cyber criminals behind ransomware attacks extorted from businesses in just the first three months of 2016. Over the course of the year, ransomware attacks hit record highs, targeting hospitals, banks, and educational institutions like the Horry County school district in South Carolina.
Every day, security professionals face a changing threat landscape, which is characterized by sophisticated attacks, targeted emails, and major profit motive.
According to the FBI, ransomware is quickly approaching a $1 billion annual market, and attackers no longer spare schools and libraries from their attacks.