David and Goliath: Small and Large Institution Information Security Collaboration

Tuesday, May 14 | 11:00AM–12:00PM CT | Vevey 3, Second Floor Event Centre
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Panel Presentation
Higher ed institutions often embrace collaboration and knowledge sharing, but does that extend to your information security program? Will you collaborate with institutions much larger or much smaller than your own? In this session, you'll learn how four schools of very different sizes and with very different resources work together, both directly and indirectly, to derive value and share unique institutional knowledge and capabilities for the collective benefit of all.

Outcomes: Identify requirements and key considerations for establishing a multi-institution working group * Evaluate different methods for information sharing * Discuss specific examples of beneficial information sharing* Consider other potential sharing partners and benefits


  • Lanita Collette

    Deputy CIO, CISO, The University of Arizona
  • Sean Hagan

    Chief Information Security Officer, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Tina Thorstenson

    Retired Deputy CIO & CISO, Arizona State University
  • Michael Zimmer

    Director of Information Security, Northern Arizona University

Resources & Downloads

  • David_and_Goliath_Sharing_Slides

    Updated on 5/26/2022