Our team of cybersecurity experts are here to help to tackle the challenge of ransomware attacks in American schools. 

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Take steps to mitigate the risk of ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks have a damaging impact on schools, with a significant amount of recovery time and resources required to reinstate systems. According to GuidePoint Security, the American education industry saw a 17 percent increase in ransomware attacks, in the short period, from Q4 2022 to the first quarter of 2023.

Increase your resilience against ransomware attacks and implement an effective defence with Secure Schools. 

How schools and districts can mitigate the risk of ransomware

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    Identify gaps in your cybersecurity to reduce the risk of an attack

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    Implement a cyber incident response plan, in the event of an attack

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    Ensure you meet the latest federal guidance on ransomware recovery

How Secure Schools helps schools build defences against ransomware


Deliver cybersecurity awareness training

Support staff to understand their role in cybersecurity


Perform relevant phishing simulations

Train staff to spot phishing emails


Build your cyber policy and strategy

Generate policies in minutes, including a cyber incident management plan

Try Secure Schools policy builder, awareness training, and phishing simulator

Talk to a Secure Schools expert about the threat of ransomware and other attacks

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Understanding ransomware

In this article, we explain what ransomware is and how everyone can help to protect their school from it