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Remote learning during the pandemic – the future of education is here

Coronavirus has brought with it a new set of challenges for the education sector. As a result of the UK government's decision to close schools, colleges and nurseries across the country in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, numerous questions have been raised about how children’s education will be affected.

How to get cyber security research right: Why the key to success lies in medicine

Many innovations that are considered indispensable in our lives today have had their inception in university research labs. Marie Curie discovered radioactivity during her time at the Sorbonne in Paris, for example. Researchers at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee developed a method to mass produce vaccines in the 1940s. And a physicist at Georgetown University invented the first full-body CAT scan. Laboratory research in higher education has been - and continues to be - essential in developing innovations, particularly in the medical field.

What can be done about the specific cyber-risks faced by the education sector?

From strength to weakness: How sprawling networks pose a #cyber-risk In the last few years, ransomware has been on the rise. This type of cyber-attack - that threatens to publish victim's data or perpetually block access to applications unless a ransom is paid - has seen an increasing number of high-profile attacks in recent years.

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