SEM03F-CISO Leadership Boot Camp (separate registration required)

Monday, April 18 | 9:30AM–5:30PM | Vashon, San Juan Level, Third Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
Find your path to becoming a better CISO or security professional on your campus. This full-day seminar is a condensed boot camp on how to become and survive being a CISO when technology is changing by the second. The CISO Leadership Boot Camp will broaden perspectives and help develop leadership abilities, enabling CISOs and other experienced senior information security leaders to assume greater leadership roles within their institutions. Successful CISOs actively cultivate professional relationships with stakeholders throughout the institution to identify information security, privacy, and risk priorities; garner needed resources; and lead change. We will explore best practices of C-level management, study methods for fostering partnerships and relationships across a diverse institutional setting, and discuss ways to gain the positioning and executive support you deserve. Topics may include how to create an elevator speech, how to create a sustainable budget, structuring your organization, reporting lines, contract negotiations, and real-life scenarios. You will have the opportunity to select topics that are meaningful to you and worth a deeper dive.

OUTCOMES: Understand the importance of building strategic relationships in higher education leadership * Learn how to maintain a strong information security program that supports your institution's mission and culture * Explore ways to develop and nurture effective working relationships at your institution


  • Andrea Hoy

    President and Virtual CISO, A. Hoy and Associates