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    Protect your educational institution from ransomware and data misuse

    Students, faculty, and parents trust you to keep their personal data safe. Don’t let them down.

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    Challenge

    Legacy IT systems and distributed environments increase your risk of data misuse and attack.

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    Risk

    Cyberattacks are costly and disrupt learning. Your community loses trust.

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    Solution

    Proactively manage privileged access and activity for granular control and oversight.

    Don’t be the next victim of ransomware

    Three quarters of educational institutions suffered a ransomware attack last year, according to CyberEdge.

    Inadequate access controls open the door for ransomware and allow attacks to progress. If a cyberattack gains access to one system, it may be able to exploit and elevate privileged credentials to move throughout your IT environment.

    Privileged access management (PAM) controls privileges centrally and automatically to mitigate risk, while seamlessly allowing users the access they need.

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    Privileged Access Management Policy Template

    Get started creating PAM compliance policies for your organization with 40+ pre-written policy statements, based on requirements outlined by CIS, NIST, PCI and HIPAA.

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    Harvard Medical School                  University of Florida               Northeastern University               East Carolina University

     

    Ensure seamless, secure access to the cloud

    You’ve got a diverse array of systems for coursework, enrollment management, financial aid, and other student services. Your network is a patchwork of LMS, SIS, ERP and CRM applications, increasingly hosted in the cloud.

    Privileged access management in the cloud is the most secure, most flexible way implement effective access controls for cloud applications.

    See how to manage secure access without requiring users to remember complex passwords »

    Ensure Access for Students

    Confirm user identities before granting or elevating privileged access

    With Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), you can tie identities directly to privileged account use, so even if credentials are stolen or shared, unauthorized users can’t leverage them for privileged access.

    Delinea's built-in MFA checks identities at all major access gates, including login and privilege elevation, for an added layer of identity assurance.

    See how Server Suite confirms identities via MFA »

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    Meet audit and compliance requirements for educational institutions

    All major compliance bodies that impact educational institutions agree that protecting privileged credentials with access control and MFA are essential elements of a security strategy.

    Delinea PAM supports compliance with:

    • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) to protect student records
    • HIPAA for electronic personal health information
    • PCI for credit card payments
    • FISMA/NIST for conducting research funded by the federal government

    See how Secret Server helps you meet audit and compliance requirements »

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    Protect workstations for distance learning, hybrid classrooms, and remote work

    Remote students, parents, faculty, and staff must be able to access your systems securely wherever they learn and work, from their personal workstation.

    With policy-based access controls and zero trust best practices, people get access only to the systems and data they need, when they need it, without the need for risky local administrator rights.

    See how Privilege Manager removes local administrator rights on workstations and blocks unapproved commands and applications from running »

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    See why educational institutions love Delinea

    University of San Diego consolidated siloed systems and transitioned to cloud PAM for consistency and uptime  

    Duquesne University discovered unknown, shared privileged accounts and now meets compliance requirements 

    University of Central Florida protects student, donor, and alumni data with access control and PAM 

    PAM Solutions for Educational Institutions

    Full-featured, free trials get you up and running fast

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    Secret Server 

    Vault credentials, ensure password complexity, and delegate role-based access. 

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    Cloud Suite 

    Govern PAM polices and control access and privileges for cloud-hosted servers. 

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    Server Suite

    Govern PAM policies centrally in AD and control access and privilege for on-premises servers. 
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    Privilege Manager  

    Remove local admin rights and implement policy-based application control in a single solution. 

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    Privileged Behavior Analytics  

    Increase accountability and oversight of privileged sessions.