- Some of the most school budget-friendly security tools aren’t a match for ransomware
- The bottom line: Schools need more funding to adequately thwart ransomware attacks
- See related article: Preparing for ransomware attacks begins with education
In early January, the Des Moines Public Schools, the largest school district in the state of Iowa, fell victim to a ransomware attack that forced the district to take its network offline and students to miss more instructional time.
In addition to the disruption to operations, the district discovered that the attackers compromised the personal data of nearly 7,000 individuals, putting them at increased risk of identity theft and other crimes.…Read More