In today’s connected society the amount of information flowing between mobile phones to social media websites and video streaming sites is a burden on today’s universities and schools IT infrastructure. How to maintain availability and open access while still keeping your students, faculty and administration secure. DigitalEra has addressed these challenges with many educational institutions by reducing risk associated to cybercrime and uptime as well as reducing costs related to managing this high demand infrastructure.
Next Generation of Network Threat ProtectionStudents, staff, and faculty need to be able to exchange information safely, both inside and outside of the university’s network and over email, IM, or the Web. FireEye protects tens of thousands of faculty, staff, and students worldwide against malicious threats, inappropriate email or Web usage, and to secure student, faculty, alumni, and other confidential information against theft or unauthorized use.
As more and more schools and universities use the Internet as part of their core curriculum, educational providers must implement security measures that promote access to Web 2.0 sites while protecting against malicious or inappropriate content. Research facilities and universities require an open environment that promotes the collaboration of information and ideas. With mobile students, laptops, and Web 2.0 devices, administrators need to enforce the same policies and level of protection for users whether they are outside or inside of the organization’s network. Failure to mitigate inbound threats, like spam and malware, as well as prevent outbound leaks of student, faculty, or research information can jeopardize student privacy, funding for research grants, and donations from alumni that are critical to ensuring universities’ success ... Learn More
Comprehensive Security and ComplianceSince January 2009, McAfee has counted more than 108 data breaches that have compromised people's Social Security numbers at colleges and universities. Colleges and universities were even more dangerous -- that is, more likely to expose a person's SSN -- than banking and financial institutions (96 breaches) in this time period.
This epidemic of security attacks on colleges around the country is costing consumers, universities and businesses hundreds of millions of dollars a year and making life much easier for cybercrime syndicates looking for large pools of personal information to loot bank accounts and make unauthorized purchases online.
Critical industries remain a favorite target for hackers and malware. McAfee meets the challenge with resilient, integrated solutions that protect your network from endpoint to core while enabling continuous compliance with strict regulations and policies. We secure your most important data wherever it travels—from servers and desktops to portable devices to email and web applications ... Learn More