Best Practices for Securing Universities and Higher Learning Institutions from Ransomware and Phishing

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Watch this webinar focused on the specific challenge that the IT departments of educational institutions face regarding ransomware and phishing. Matthew Dixon, Network Administrator, Security, at a Southern Community College, shared best practices around stopping phishing–the number one threat vector for educational institutions.  This webinar also focused on different attack trends, specifically targeting Higher Education, and Matt shared some of the ways he's been solving these problems. 

Session Hosts

Don Byrne

Don Byrne
VP Sales

Chris Isbrecht

Chris Isbrecht
VP Solutions Engineering

Matt Dixon

Matt Dixon
Network Administrator


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— Director of InfoSec, Education (Gartner Peer Insights)

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— Systems Programmer Analyst, Education (Gartner Peer Insights)

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Avanan catches the advanced attacks that evade default and advanced security tools. Its invisible, multi-layer security enables full-suite protection for cloud collaboration solutions such as Office 365™, G-Suite™, and Slack™. The platform deploys in one click via API to block phishing, malware, data leakage, account takeover, and shadow IT across the enterprise. Avanan replaces the need for multiple tools to secure the entire cloud collaboration suite, with a patented solution that goes far beyond any other Cloud Email Security Supplement.

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