“How to Win Friends and Influence People” with an Effective Threat-Confidence Model

Wednesday, May 03 | 8:00AM–9:00AM | Penrose 1, Lower Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Concurrent Session
Learn what it takes to simplify risk management and tackle security's toughest problems. The University of South Carolina will discuss using research and evidence to guide strategy; offering clear, simple solutions to tough problems; presenting top risks to leadership; and giving a program the momentum it needs. We are excited to introduce a threat-confidence model that can guide your program. You will work through practical exercises that will challenge your approach to prioritization. You will leave knowing what threats are relevant and where to focus your efforts. This is a deep dive/advanced level session.

Outcomes: Use research and evidence to guide your strategy * Confidently present top risks to leadership * Give your program the momentum it needs


  • James Perry

    Chief Information Security Officer, University of South Carolina
  • Tom Webb

    Senior Security Engineer, Clemson University

Resources & Downloads

  • How to Win Friends_slides

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