Education Sector holds huge database and Personal Identifiable Information (PII). The security in the education sector is important as the hackers can misuse information collected by the institutes. The database comprises of:
- Student’s personal data such as email, address, contact number and financial information etc.
- Admission Details
- Examination Details
- Administration Details
- Institute’s Employee Details
- Financial Data of Institute
According to a new study, a data breach in Education Sector costs $245 per compromised record
11% of all data breaches were recorded in education sector alone.