Rethinking and Simplifying Security: A Best Practices Roadmap

Tuesday, May 05 | 10:15AM–11:15AM | Minneapolis Grand Ballroom Salon G, Third Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Often ill-equipped with outdated defenses, education is a prime target for cybercriminals. In fact, a recent cybersecurity threat report names education as the sixth most targeted industry in the world. Amid budget restraints, security policies, and common misperceptions about risk, higher ed security professionals and business executives undoubtedly face a significant challenge. Attend this session to learn how the California university system is protecting its most sensitive information against today's advanced cybercrime. The speaker will share his security roadmap as it relates to several key elements of developing an effective strategy.

OUTCOMES: Rethink defense-in-depth from a higher education perspective * Learn how to measure the gap between compliance and risk mitigation * Review why it's critical to understand an organization's business practices * Learn how to develop a risk-based business case