. https://edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2018/03/how-get-vital-cybersecurity-messages-resonate-higher-ed

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HOW TO GET VITAL CYBERSECURITY MESSAGES TO RESONATE IN HIGHER ED
Higher education IT professionals want — and need — to keep students informed about cybersecurity breaches and loss prevention, but the message may not be getting through, according to a CDW survey of 250 IT staff and 300 students. Here’s one example of the disconnect: 82 percent of IT pros say they require students to take cybersecurity training at least once a year. But only 35 percent of students said they are aware of that requirement. Similarly, 91 percent of IT pros who have experienced a data breach say that they shared this news with the student body on their campuses, yet just 26 percent of students were aware that their colleges had experienced an issue in the past year. We all know that the education sector has become a progressively more popular target for cyberattacks. Compared to other industries, it saw one of the largest increases in data breaches — 103 percent, with a more than 4,000 percent increase in the number of affected records — between the last half of 2016 and the first six months of 2017, according to a report from Gemalto. READ MORE