Building a Successful Cybersecurity Awareness Program

Tuesday, May 02 | 4:30PM–5:30PM | Colorado Ballroom GH, Lower Level 2
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Concurrent Session
Do you know if your cybersecurity education and awareness program is effective? What are you doing to make your employees more aware of the different threats and vulnerabilities in your higher education environment? This session will highlight the effective components of the Cybersecurity Education, Training, and Awareness program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, teach you how to engage your staff, and help you obtain a better understanding of the challenges involved in reaching different campus units and populations. This is a topic specific/intermediate level session.

Outcomes: Learn successful marketing and communications strategies to engage a local campus in a cybersecurity event * Learn about the challenges involved in engaging students * Learn about the successful components of a phishing-awareness campaign


  • Mary Evansen

    Communications Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ed Jalinske

    Director, Cybersecurity and IT Policy and Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Resources & Downloads

  • Building a Successful Cybersecurity Awareness Program_slides

    2 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/26/2024