Education Industry

Education Industry Solutions for Cybersecurity

The education industry is rapidly advancing towards digitalization, resulting in a higher reliance on technology than ever before. With the vast amounts of data being generated and stored digitally, educational institutions are faced with a greater need to secure their sensitive information from cyberattacks.

At Qualysec, we understand the unique challenges faced by the education industry when it comes to cybersecurity. Our experienced consultants offer specialized penetration testing for education industry services to help educational institutions identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in their applications, ensuring the safety and confidentiality of their data.

Challenges to the Education Industry

Education Compliance Requirements

  • Education institutions handle a wide range of sensitive information, including student records, financial data, and personal identifiable information.
  • As such, they must adhere to various compliance requirements to ensure the privacy and security of this information.
  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is the primary regulation governing the use and disclosure of student information in the United States.
  • Adhering to FERPA and other applicable regulations is crucial for maintaining the trust and confidence of students and their families.

Education Challenges

  • The education industry faces numerous challenges in maintaining the security of its data and applications.
  • Limited technology budgets, a decentralized IT infrastructure, and a lack of cybersecurity expertise are common challenges for educational institutions.
  • Additionally, the use of new technologies, such as cloud computing and online learning platforms, has increased the attack surface for cyber threats.
  • Effective management and implementation of cybersecurity measures are necessary to address these challenges and protect sensitive data.

Potential Impacts

  • FERPA Violations/Regulatory Fines
  • Breach Lawsuits/Legal Fees
  • Operational Downtime/Impact on Learning
  • Negative Press/Public Relations
  • Loss of Student/Family Trust
  • Loss of Sensitive Data
  • Financial Losses Decreased Productivity
  • Brand Damage Compliance Violations
  • Loss of Enrollment Opportunities
  • Loss of research data
  • Interruption to classes and educational services
  • Legal fees and settlements related to data breaches or non-compliance with regulations

Additional Assessment Services for Education

Qualysec leads the industry in web application penetration testing, identifying vulnerabilities in a range of programming languages and environments.

Qualysec’spentest approach goes beyond the test cases mentioned in the OWASP top 10 SANS, NIST frameworks.

Qualysec offers top-tier mobile app penetration testing services, providing a holistic risk assessment to your mobile application. With industry-leading researchers and methodology in both ioS and Android, we provide deep dive testing into local, on-device security issues, back-end web services, and the API’s which connect them

Securing your IoT devices is crucial for the success and sustainability of your business.

Qualysec provides specialized security testing to protect your applications from threats. Our services give you peace of mind that your business is secure.

Secure your cloud infrastructure against security threats. Businesses are shifting towards cloud due to many benefits of its use.

With QualySec you can be assured for the safety of your cloud services and provide compliance assurance.

Process based penetration testing services for the education industry

Our process manual penetration testing helps identify risks to user data and other sensitive information stored and collected. By uncovering vulnerabilities that may pose a threat to your application and user data, our testing can help ensure the protection of sensitive information.

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