Cybersecurity of Education Sector in the Air, EdGuards Awarded

Today EdGuards, a company providing the education industry with cybersecurity solutions, has announced that the cybersecurity of education sector draws public attention since prestigious global awards confer a distinction on Security Products for Education.

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Since education is a powerful instrument that sets the foundation for sustained economic growth, schools and universities never stop to be at risk of cyber attacks. Educational institutions, which were taken aback by security breaches, experienced considerable financial and reputational losses. Therefore, the recent global award nominations have pointed out the importance of cybersecurity awareness in the education industry.

The EdTech Awards recognizes outstanding contributors like Education Framework in transforming education through technology including security and privacy solutions for the academic world.

Info Security Products Guide has recently notified that in 2019 Global Excellence Awards, Info Security Products Guide’s “Startup of the Year Founded in 2018” category includes Education Cybersecurity startup EdGuards among other cybersecurity startups of more common areas such as endpoint protection or security analytics.  Another category – Security Training and Educational Programs – recognizes four startups such as a Gold winner Proofpoint for their security education platforms.

Global Excellence Awards also included a special nomination for Cybersecurity products in the education sector, where EdGuards Grader became a Gold winner.

EdGuards aims to minimize security risks and bring security to every department at educational institutions. In the company’s short history, EdGuards has released an annual data breach report and a research paper on cybersecurity in the sphere of education. The Company has a bronze award for A Brief History of Higher Education Insecurity report that is available on the official site.

The awards acknowledge companies for having groundbreaking cybersecurity product helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.

About Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors the Global Excellence Awards and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources and assets.

About EdGuards
EdGuards is a pioneer company making a breakthrough in the cybersecurity of Education industry with services and solutions that keep high-risk business applications such as campus solutions, HR, and Financial systems safe from threats and data breaches. EdGuards supports and develops the EG News project intended to keep professionals updated on the latest news about Education Cybersecurity and Technology.