Author

Nir Kshetri

Nir Kshetri

Nir Khestri is a professor of management at University of North Carolina-Greensboro and a research fellow at Kobe University. He has authored nine books, one of which has been selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine. He has also published about 150 articles in various journals.

COMMENTARY

Cybercriminals use pandemic to attack schools and colleges

By: - September 21, 2021

Cyberattacks have hit schools and colleges harder than any other industry during the pandemic. In 2020, including the costs of downtime, repairs and lost opportunities, the average ransomware attack cost educational institutions $2.73 million. That is $300,000 more than the next-highest sector – distributors and transportation companies. From Aug. 14 to Sept. 12, 2021, educational […]