REN-ISAC Threat Analysis Briefing

Tuesday, May 05 | 10:15AM–11:15AM | Conrad A, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
The Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) gathers information about threats and analyzes them to provide actionable information to cybersecurity professionals in higher education. The information comes from higher educational institutions, governmental agencies, other ISACs, IT providers, cybersecurity research, and CERTs around the world. This briefing will provide an overview of the current global threat environment, focusing on trends and highlighting high-risk, high-probability threats while analyzing their potential impact on the R&E community. We will conclude with a discussion of best practices for cyberthreat defense and response and ways that REN-ISAC can assist information security practitioners.

OUTCOMES: Learn about current, evolving, and pervasive cyber-threats in general and specific to higher education * Receive a general checklist of controls to mitigate the risks from these threats * Understand of how REN-ISAC can help you in preparing and deploying operational security


  • Kim Milford

    Executive Director, REN-ISAC, Indiana University