The Cyber Threat
Landscape for Higher Education and Research Institutions
A FireEye Threat
As hosts of sensitive research data,
breeding grounds for knowledgeable intelligence assets, and ground
zero for hacktivism efforts and identity theft, academic institutions
are high priority targets for cyber espionage actors.
The FireEye Threat Intelligence report,
“The Cyber Threat Landscape for Higher Education and Research
Institutions” outlines the cyber challenges faced by academia so
security professionals can work to be better prepared.
Research universities that face
increasingly concrete federal compliance requirements such as NIST
800-171 may be able to use portions of this report to initiate
proactive cybersecurity programs that address specific attack group
tools, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
Complete the form to download the report
and learn more about threat actors and activity in higher education.