Look Forward: Metrics to Elevate Information Security Maturity

Wednesday, August 09 | 2:55PM–3:40PM
Session Type: Virtual

From fledgling to mature, metrics offer utility and insight to all types of information security programs. Prior to today’s session, all EDUCAUSE member participants received access to the EDUCAUSE benchmarking service information security capability assessment tools and were encouraged to complete the assessments in advance of the program. This session will review benchmarks for information security maturity, explore strengths and opportunities for improvement, and suggest next steps for maturing program capability.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learn how to use and understand EDUCAUSE information security capability reports
  • Discover how to use information security capability reports to drive conversations, priorities, and collaborations


  • Leah Lang

    Director of Corporate Engagement, EDUCAUSE
  • Helen Patton

    CISO, Cisco Security Business Group, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Resources & Downloads

  • Look Forward Slides

    2 MB, pdf - Updated on 8/10/2017
  • Closing Slides

    153 KB, pdf - Updated on 8/10/2017
  • Transcript

    69 KB, doc - Updated on 8/15/2017
  • Recording

    Updated on 7/14/2021