Leveraging the HECVAT for Cloud Vendor Assessments

Thursday, April 12 | 2:20PM–3:20PM ET | Maryland Ballroom F, Fifth Floor
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Vendor security assessments continue to be a hot topic for cybersecurity programs. The HECVAT initiative is working to build more efficient and consistent vendor assessments in higher education. Come hear about the latest project updates, get use cases, and give feedback for the new iteration of the HECVAT.

Outcomes: Gain an understanding of the HECVAT and its advantages * Hear how institutions are using the HECVAT to improve your vendor assessments * Leverage the new Cloud Broker Index to eliminate vendor questionnaires


  • Jon Allen

    Associate Vice President CIO & CISO, Baylor University
  • Charlie Escue

    Information Security Manager, Indiana University
  • Alex Jalso

    Chief Information Security Officer, West Virginia University
  • Sue McGlashan

    REsearch Information Security Lead, University of Toronto
  • Kim Milford

    CISO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Resources & Downloads

  • Security HECVAT 2018 v2

    3 MB, pptx - Updated on 1/26/2024