Secure your students and educational institution against mounting cyberattacks with Malwarebytes: #1 cross-platform threat protection and remediation.
- Endpoint security solution built for small IT teams
- Content filtering to support CIPA compliance
- Mobile device protection (including Chromebooks)

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Educational institutions are
under attack

Cyberattacks against K-12 districts are increasing in sophistication and frequency, disrupting learning continuity, costing millions, and putting students, faculty, and data at risk.

  • 80% of devices used in the Education industry reported malware encounters in January 2023.2
  • 57% of ransomware incidents involved K-12 schools.3
  • Educational organizations pay 48% more to recover after a ransomware attack.2

Award-winning cybersecurity for schools

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Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Content filtering for schools is simple with Malwarebytes DNS Filtering which runs on our EDR, a solution that includes one of the best firewalls for schools.

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Managed Detection and Response (MDR)

We are an extension of your IT Security team. Our MDR team investigate all critical alerts for you.

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Mobile Security

Shields school mobile devices (including Chromebooks) with advanced protection that's simple for small IT teams to manage.

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School web filtering helps you score an A+ in compliance

Cybersecurity is key for adhering to state, federal, and cyber insurer requirements such as the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), FERPA, COPPA and GDPR.

Malwarebytes Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) with DNS Filtering can help schools to comply with CIPA, despite limited IT budgets.

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Be prepared with our K-12 Ransomware Emergency Kit

Ransomware is a clear and present danger to K-12 schools of all sizes. This emergency kit tells you what you need to know to understand the threat, how to harden your school against attacks, and what to do if your organization is experiencing an attack.


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5 ways to protect K-12 Chromebooks with Malwarebytes Mobile Security

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Education hammered by exploits and backdoors in 2021 and 2022

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Sunnyside School District

Established in 1895, Sunnyside School District has a long history of providing K12 education to students in Washington state. Today, the district educates nearly 7,000 students across eight schools and boasts modern facilities with state-of-the-art, student-friendly technology. With a seasoned and lean IT team of four, keeping student and sta machines safe and protected from malware, malicious browser extensions, and other threats was a top concern.

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Safer learning starts here


  1. Microsoft’s Global Threat Activity site: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/threats
  2. Hackers Infiltrate Second-Largest US School District in Growing Trend

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