Reasons Why Academic Institutions Are So Vulnerable to Cyberthreats

On Demand
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: On-Demand

Join CrowdStrike and USC to dive deep into specific criminal and nation-state threats, review common vulnerabilities, and discuss cost-effective means to modernize cybersecurity defenses against cyberattacks. Mike Cassar, MIS Director of USC School of Dentistry, will discuss lessons learned as well as the business value achieved in implementing next-gen AV.

Outcomes: Learn about the recent history of cyberattacks against academic institutions and the associated criminal and nation-state threats * Learn why these institutions are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than other industries * Discover ideas around cost-effective solutions to modernize defenses and see a demonstration of USC?s real-world implementation


  • Michael Cassar

    Chief Information Officer, Mount Saint Mary's University
  • Jason Rivera

    Director - Global Threat Intelligence Advisors, CrowdStrike