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Cybersecurity and Potential Loss of Title IV Eligibility

By Michelle Donovan, Partner and Jessica S. High, Attorney, Duane Morris, LLP
The Department has taken several actions that make it abundantly clear that Title IV schools must adhere to strict federal cybersecurity regulations. It has also explicitly stated that it considers a breach to the security of student records as a demonstration of a potential lack of administrative capability, which can lead to restrictions on a school’s Title IV funding, including a complete loss of Title IV eligibility.

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