EDUCATION SECURITY SOLUTIONS

PROTECT RESEARCH AND PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ATTACKS

Education institutions are targeted by attackers for their intellectual property, their staff and students personal information, and credit card data. This is costing the sector millions of dollars and damaging institutions' reputations.

Colleges and universities collect and process a high volume of sensitive data from students, faculty, staff and the general public through their admissions, student loans, and campus retail establishments. Most institutions take credit card payments, while some hold sensitive research and intellectual property, making them prime targets for attackers – from organized criminals to state–sponsored attackers.

Average number of Malware events per week in the Education industry in 2014.
Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report

Rapid7's ability to listen and work with us was a differentiator. They know how to work with higher education and worked diligently to understand it. Rapid7 has helped us build a world–class vulnerability detection system with Nexpose.

Mary Ann Blair
Director of Information Security, Carnegie Mellon University

Manage risk across assets and web applications

Manage risk across assets and web applications

Reduce your exposure to threats by identifying risks across servers, endpoints, mobile devices and web assets. Prioritize vulnerabilities for remediation with Nexpose, test your defenses with Metasploit Pro, and assess the security of modern web applications with AppSpider.

Find the attacks you're missing

Find the attacks you're missing

Intruders are able to stay undetected on networks for an average of 205 days (Mandiant Threat Report 2015). During this time, attackers are looking for valuable information to steal. Monitor activity from the endpoint to the cloud with UserInsight, enabling you to quickly detect an attack and stop the breach before damage is done.

Increase confidence in your security program

Increase confidence in your security program

Education institutes need an effective security program to protect personal information and intellectual property from threats. Our Security Advisory Services can help you map your security program to best practices and compliance requirements, and recommend tactical and strategic initiatives for measurable progress.

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