Conducting a Campus Cybersecurity Tabletop Exercise

Tuesday, May 02 | 11:00AM–12:00PM | Penrose 2, Lower Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Concurrent Session
Today’s university leaders, including boards, are increasingly focused on how information security leaders respond to and address security incidents. Certain types of security incidents necessitate involvement from campus emergency groups and outside law-enforcement partners. Our presentation will focus on how to set up a cybersecurity tabletop exercise, including potential topics, how to facilitate the exercise, who should participate, and the value derived from the exercise. This is a topic specific/intermediate level session.

Outcomes: Learn how to set up a cybersecurity exercise at your institution * Identify who should participate in an exercise * Understand the value proposition of cybersecurity tabletop exercises


  • Richard Biever

    CISO, Duke University
  • Wyman Miles

    Chief Information Security Officer, Cornell University