Why are more and more universities becoming cyber targets?

cyber-circleRecent news of cyber attacks against universities may have you wondering why.  NCB News recently addressed this question, stating: “These aren’t college kids trying to change their grades.”  Rather, the hacking attacks are targeting the “vast stores of personal data and expensive research” that universities have in their systems.  The article provides data on recent security breaches as well informative videos on the subject.

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