Kivu is experienced mitigating or transferring risk for educational institutions.
Kivu provides cyber response services and pro-active security assessments to a wide range of educational organizations, including: K-12 schools, community college systems, major universities, and teaching hospitals throughout the United States. We have provided expert risk management and prevention guidance, helping education institutions effectively prevent or mitigate incidents and cyber events. We are experienced working with the various means used to mitigate or transfer risk in education, including captives and insurance pooled through state special agencies.
On numerous occasions, Kivu has worked with an educational institution’s internal personnel to determine whether a network intrusion has occurred, and the extent of the damage. Kivu personal have worked onsite, as well as from remote locations, allowing for quick, effective response.
Kivu personnel have testified as experts and acted as Special Masters in litigation and disputes involving students’ personal and financial data, health plans, and the privacy of student education records under FERPA. We understand the complexities of working with the various stakeholders in education, including: teachers, students and employees.