Posts tagged college
Cybersecurity in Higher Education

Colleges have access to lots of sensitive information about their students, faculty, and staff.  With cyber attacks on the rise, are universities prepared to defend themselves against these threats? Many colleges are severely lacking in cyber security defenses, especially when the CIOs and CISOs are not included in senior management affairs. Research done by the International Data Group has shown that only 43% of organizations have increased their IT budget.  Surprisingly, 39% of organizations have kept their IT budget the same and 18% have even reduced their IT budget.

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Preparing College Students for the Workforce

Millions of students attend college each year, hoping that it will prepare them for a good job in the workforce.  However, only 35% of employers are confident that a recent college graduate has what it takes to succeed in at their company. It is important that students are learning both the hard and soft skills of their business, so some organizations are now working to bridge the gap between corporations and higher education.  

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