Strength in Numbers: Exploring the Viability of a Shared SOC

Wednesday, October 16 | 11:45AM–12:30PM CT | W184d, Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Higher education's shared security operations center (SOC) initiatives are challenging the way we think about and source our cybersecurity services. CanSSOC is a POC that is developing a "for higher education by higher education" approach to creating proactive cybersecurity capabilities and cross-institutional protections.

Outcomes: Understand what a SSOC is and how it can assist with cyber security and threat analysis * Better understand cross-institutional partnership projects and their potential * Develop clarity on CanSSOC and its lessons learned * Understand how CanSSOC might align with other international/national initiatives

This session was recorded as part of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2019 and can be accessed by full conference attendees and those who register separately for access. Click here for more information.


  • Gayleen Gray

    Associate Vice President and CTO, McMaster University
  • Jill Kowalchuk

    CanSSOC Director, University of Toronto
  • Brian Stewart

    Chief Information Office, Simon Fraser University
  • Bo Wandschneider

    Chief Information Officer, University of Toronto

Resources & Downloads

  • Transcript

    206 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Strength in Numbers Exploring the Viability of a Shared SOC

    Updated on 12/11/2019