- Schools are popular targets for cyberattacks, but two-factor authentication can help protect data
- When implementing 2FA, schools should consider integration with existing systems, enhanced accountability for student activities, and preventing password sharing
- See related article: Key tips to help educators thwart cyberattacks
Education heavily relies on digital infrastructure, making it a hot spot for malicious activities. Check Point’s 2022 Mid-Year Report reinforces the urgency to secure educational institutions, highlighting a crazy 44 percent surge in cyberattacks aimed at the education sector compared to 2021. On average, schools suffered 2,297 attacks per week. That’s alarming, indeed.
The solution? Verify the identity of anyone with access to a school’s network. In this article, we’ll discuss how two-factor authentication (2FA) helps protect data in schools, compliance with 2FA in educational institutions, and the key features a 2FA solution should have for schools.…Read More