It's the Big One: Managing Your Remediation Efforts after a Cyberattack

Tuesday, April 19 | 2:30PM–3:30PM | Cascade Ballroom I, Mezzanine Level, Second Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
What happens when a large number of key IT systems fall victim to an advanced persistent threat? How did it happen? How can you track the attackers' activity? How do you organize, plan, and schedule your remediation activities after a major cyberattack? We will discuss a recent well-publicized cyberattack at the University of Virginia originating from China and our hybrid approach (one part incident response, two parts major project management) for managing our remediation efforts. Key players from UVa's project team will share lessons learned.

OUTCOMES: Understand the advantages in managing incident response like a "project" * Learn best practice project management tips and tools for incident remediation * Engage in lessons learned discussion and Q&A with the UVa team


  • Brian Davis

    Director, Information Security, University of Virginia
  • Clayton Lockhart

    Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Infrastructure, University of Virginia
  • Dave Strite

    AVP for User Experience & Engagement, University of Virginia

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