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Control access without blocking productivity.

Reduce Risk and Complexity in Academic Environments

IT and security practitioners at colleges and universities face many challenges. You need to not only secure the identities of students and alumni, but also protect intellectual property in addition to health and financial records. Juggling budget restrictions and compliance mandates while allowing – rather than denying – access in an age of enhanced learning makes ensuring security more complex than ever before.


Educational institutions have reported over 280 data breaches resulting from hacking and inside threats since 2005.
— Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Privilege and Vulnerability Management Solutions for Higher Education

BeyondTrust offers unified privileged account management and vulnerability management solutions to reduce internal and external security risks to educational institutions, while enabling compliance with data security mandates such as FERPA, HIPAA and PCI DSS.

Our PowerBroker privileged access management solutions enable colleges and universities to address internal cyber security threats by enforcing least-privilege best practices and providing the access students and employees need to learn and perform their jobs, without obstructing productivity. To address external hacking threats, BeyondTrust offers Retina vulnerability management solutions that enable IT security teams to identify exposures, analyze business impact, and conduct remediation across diverse IT infrastructure.

Our privilege and vulnerability management solutions are integrated under the BeyondTrust IT Risk Management platform, which provides unmatched visibility and control across internal and external threat environments. In addition to comprehensive risk and compliance reporting capabilities, BeyondInsight delivers intelligent threat analytics that alert IT and security professionals to advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other hidden risks in complex higher education environments.

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