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How can I technically safeguard my school from a cyber incident?

How can I technically safeguard my school from a cyber incident?

The pandemic has forced teachers and other school staff to work from home and students to take online lessons. This has led to increase in the risk of sensitive data leaking from the school’s network and systems. The cyber criminals have also been ...
What are the types of Cyber Attacks that could impact my School?

What are the types of Cyber Attacks that could impact my School?

Cybercriminals have increasingly shifted their attention to the education sector. As per Microsoft's report of global cyber threat activity, the education sector has been the most attacked industry with 63% of all cyber-attacks directed at the ...
How do I know my school's network has been compromised?

How do I know my school's network has been compromised?

Network hacks have become increasingly frequent in the past few years - especially in schools. The reason being, the less than optimal security frameworks are easy to exploit for cybercriminals and also pays them handsome rewards by selling data or ...
7 steps to Successfully Investigate a Cyber Incident at your School

7 steps to Successfully Investigate a Cyber Incident at your School

WE HAVE BEEN HACKED!  These are the dreaded words which no school staff wants to hear from their IT department. Yet many schools around the world experience these unpleasant and worrying moments everyday. K-12 schools are considered one of the most ...
Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

Our Key Findings from the Cyber Vulnerability Assessments of Schools

  The ongoing pandemic has forced schools to conduct classes from home which has led to an increasing number of threats and loopholes to exploit for the cybercriminals.  Our teams conducted more than 10 vulnerability assessments in the month of ...
9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9 things your School can achieve today by using the 9ine GRC App

9ine’s GRC App has been created with educational organisations at the heart of its design, providing your school with access to an affordable, intelligent, and evidence-based compliance platform. The 9ine App is the ideal platform whether you are at ...
9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

9 ways we helped schools overcome critical challenges in 2020

2020 was a year of disruption and unprecedented challenges, we are proud that we could support so many schools as part of the 9ine family of clients. Here are some of the ways we helped schools with business continuity. 
9ine’s Data Protection & Privacy Predictions for schools in 2021

9ine’s Data Protection & Privacy Predictions for schools in 2021

It’s that time of the year when everyone is eagerly looking to bring in 2021, we present 9ine predictions for Schools in the area of Data Protection and Privacy. Read on to know more.
9 new things coming to our 9ine App in 2021

9 new things coming to our 9ine App in 2021

The 9ine App launched in September 2020, and, in a short time, is already making a difference to dozens of schools in effectively managing their data privacy & protection programs. Our on-ground experience together with suggestions from schools has ...
How to choose a secure password?

How to choose a secure password?

Having a password policy within your school should be expected; having a password policy that’s easy to understand and therefore actually followed by your staff and students is the harder part. A strong password policy is a key part of your wider ...