Data Security in Educational Institutes

Educational institutes such as schools, colleges, and universities are faced with several data security challenges which necessitate the need for dynamic systems to handle the different problems. Institutions have to invest in systems that better manage their operations.

The main challenges that face these institutions include;

  1. Securing data. – The most valuable asset that educational facility possess is knowledge. However, this knowledge is usually stored as data. This data needs to be secured. There are several kinds of data including; students’ details, academic performances, and the school's intellectual property among others.
  2. Complying with set regulations and standards. Many rules are set by the government to control how educational institutions are operated such as HIPAA/HITECH, FedRAMP, NIST 800-53, and FIPS 200


Triniti IT provides solutions for educational institutions to help them secure data, meet regulatory requirements by the government and also meet industrial standards. Some of the solutions we offer include transparent encryption, data security intelligence and much more.