Very Hard Risk Management Is

Thursday, May 08 | 11:30AM–1:00PM | Grand Ballroom Salon B
Session Type: Professional Development

Why struggle with issues alone when you can learn from the experience of your peers? Representatives from the UF, Penn, Virginia Tech, and the University of Tampa will discuss common risk management issues encountered in higher education. Topics will include choosing a risk framework, managing asset inventory and categorization, and establishing a common vocabulary, as well as various governance issues such as identifying who has the authority to accept risk. Creative solutions and Jedi mind tricks will be presented. In order to best address your concerns, this interactive session will involve some real-time polling, so bring your cell phone.


Understand what you're protecting in order to get the biggest bang for the buck * Learn how to sift through the alphabet soup of standard frameworks to find one that's right for your institution * Understand the roles, responsibilities, and authority involved in risk management


  • Avi Baumstein

    Cybersecurity Manager, University of Florida
  • Joshua Beeman

    Assoc CIO and VP for IT, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kathy Bergsma

  • Tammy Loper

    Vice President, Information Technology & Security, The University of Tampa
  • Randy Marchany

    University IT Security Officer, Virginia Tech

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