Role of IT in Educational Institutes

| April 26, 2016

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Educational institutes are a hot target for hackers who seek student’s personal information or simply to tamper with results or grades. Networks of educational institutes are particularly vulnerable because they tend to be more “open” or less secured as compared to other verticals. Lesser experienced IT staff and undervalued IT budgets are some of the main factors contributing to this gap. Educational networks also face challenges relating to unproductive, inappropriate use of the Internet; managing traffic from a myriad of BYOD devices; managing different Internet requirements for different users at different time schedules. Some of the most common scenarios relating to IT related issues in Educational Institutes are given in the section below.

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