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Case Study: Shawnee Heights Unified School District

Cisco security solutions on iOS to keep students safe

Shawnee Heights chose Apple and Cisco Security Connector for iOS to gain control and visibility into internet traffic for its fleet of 4,300 iPads. Cisco security solutions to protect against cyber attacks and malicious websites.

Summary

Challenges

  • Increase in security threats each day, including malware, phishing, and crypto-mining botnets
  • No real-time protection for 65 percent of school-issued iPads leaving the secured network daily
  • Protect and iOS devices offsite while enabling connection to networks outside the classroom

Solution

Results

  • Students have safe, easy access to online school content using their iPads
  • School district is confident that students are protected from cyber attacks
  • Cisco security software blocked 23,000 suspect internet requests in one 30-day period

What they're saying

Cisco Secure Endpoint solution is well-suited for any size organization. It is easily deployed across all platforms and runs transparently in the background. It gives me peace of mind knowing that our staff, students, and devices are protected—no matter what network they are connected to.

Blair Anderson, IT Director, Shawnee Heights

Who is Shawnee Heights Unified School District?

Industry: Education
Location: Shawnee County, Kansas
Size: Six schools, 3,700 students
Website: usd450.net

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