Cybersecurity in Education

Get complete, all-in-one cybersecurity to create safe learning environments for K-12 and higher education institutions. Keep your students, faculty, and data secure, no matter where they are located: on-campus, remotely, or in the cloud.

Sophos offers schools special discounted pricing to ensure you can deliver uncompromised cybersecurity and support uninterrupted learning while meeting the unique budget requirements of educational institutions.

Further, Sophos network protection solutions qualify for E-rate funding, further stretching budgets for U.S. schools and libraries, while protecting your network from unauthorized access to information, software, and systems.

The State of Ransomware in Education 2022

Key Findings:

  • Ransomware attacks on education have increased over the last year
  • Education is least able to stop data from being encrypted in an attack
  • Only 2% of education institutions recovered all their encrypted data after paying a ransom
  • Education has below-average cyber insurance coverage rates against ransomware

Block Ransomware in Education

Sophos blocks ransomware, keeping your students safe and your institution up and running without fear of attack. With unique threat prevention capabilities, Sophos recognizes and stops ransomware before it takes hold. With a comprehensive suite of solutions including Sophos Endpoint Protection, Sophos Extended Detection and Response, Sophos Managed Detection and Response, and Sophos Rapid Response that all integrate and synchronize via an Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, Sophos delivers unparalleled protection and advanced threat detection, prevention, and response.

Cybersecurity as a Service

IT security staff shortages, budget cuts, and a challenging recruiting climate make it difficult to fight the targeted attacks schools face. With Sophos MDR, your organization is backed by an elite team of 24×7 threat hunters and response experts who take targeted actions on your behalf to neutralize even the most sophisticated threats. Should you find yourself in the middle of an incident, our Rapid Response will quickly find, remove, and mitigate the attacks.

Enable Secure Remote Learning

Keep your network and your school secure as you embrace the shift to remote learning and BYOD. With Sophos ZTNA, you can control access to resources based on user identity and device health. Connect school branches and users to your main network without risk with Sophos SD-RED. Achieve consistent performance and availability for cloud applications like Dropbox Education, G Suite, and ClassDojo; and deliver applications to keep pace with changing EdTech apps on the network.

Network Security Purpose-Built for Education

Sophos Firewall and a suite of our network security solutions include features purpose-built for higher education, K-12, and primary or secondary education institutions. With built-in features and policy settings for compliance with local regulations, such as pre-defined activities like “Not Suitable for Schools” and features like SafeSearch, YouTube restrictions, and keyword filtering, Sophos helps you ensure student safety online, without restricting learning.

Case Studies

University Of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland teaches cybercriminals a lesson with Sophos MDR.

Christ University

The university required a secure firewall, which could also act as a control center for all of its 60 servers across its campuses in Bangalore, Lavasa, and Ghaziabad along with a robust system that could handle student and staff devices as part of its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy.

Universidad del Pacifico

Peruvian University shifts from a reactive to a proactive approach to security with Sophos Intercept X Advanced.

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We can help if…
  • You are looking for the world’s #1 and most trusted Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service also known as Cybersecurity-as-a- Service.

  • You are looking for solutions to meet industry and/or liability cyber insurance compliance requirements.
  • If you need advanced cybersecurity services and products to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks.

“The cybersecurity threat landscape continues to evolve with ever increasing sophistication. AI and other technologies used by threat actors means the techniques for ransomware and other attacks will be unpredictable. Most SMBs are ill-prepared to confront this challenge.”

Mehul Shah

Founder, Infinity Services Inc.

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