Higher Education Security

Cybersecurity for Institutions of Higher Learning

Hackers hammer institutions of higher learning because they know they can find troves of invaluable personal data through their open networks. Are you doing everything you can to protect your and your students’ private data?

Between the proliferation of personal devices used by students and staff, open networks designed for collaboration and communication, and a threat landscape that constantly grows more sophisticated, it’s easier than ever for cybercriminals to infiltrate and spread malware through college and university networks. Once inside, hackers can gain valuable access to steal or alter:

  • Social security numbers and financial information;
  • Applications and medical histories;
  • Grades and attendance records;
  • Payroll data;
  • intellectual property and patents held by university research staff.

Makaye InfoSec brings the in-depth, expert understanding of cybersecurity to protect against, and keep up with, constantly evolving threats.

Working side by side with your IT team and vendors, Makaye InfoSec can help your institution increase its current security posture and develop an information security program that will reliably protect sensitive data and manage the cybersecurity risk. Further, our security services can ensure your institution fully complies with the wide variety of regulatory standards to which it may be subject, including PCI-DSS, SOX, FERPA, and HIPAA.


Sign up for a Security Maturity Level Assessment to learn how vulnerable your organization is to cyber-attack and what steps to take to protect your networks, your operations, and your students.