Thursday, February 24 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Securing Remote Access in Higher Ed

This webinar is a part of the EDUCAUSE Industry & Campus Solutions series.

The pandemic has resulted in many educational institutions relying on VPNs to establish connectivity between students, faculty, and organizational resources. Simultaneously, higher education has emerged as the top target for ransomware and security attacks. How can you provide users with a consistent experience, with access to the applications and resources they need, within the context of establishing Zero Trust?

In this fact-filled webinar, you will hear Blake Ketcham, Director, Information Security for Aims Community College, and Nick Cavalancia, Microsoft MVP, discuss the vulnerabilities that threaten most remote work and remote study environments and how to mitigate them.


  • Learn about the current state of ransomware and security attacks in higher education
  • Understand where the VPN falls down as a security measure
  • Discover how various institutions are mitigating security risks


  • Nick Cavalancia

    Microsoft MVP & CEO, Techvangelism
  • Blake Ketcham

    Director, Information Security, Aims Community College

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    7 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/23/2024
  • Transcript

    214 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/23/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/23/2024


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