Wednesday, August 16 | 12:00PM–1:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Securing Students and Staff from Cybercriminals

This webinar is a part of the EDUCAUSE Industry Insights series.

Cybercriminals increasingly target academic institutions to compromise identities, exfiltrate sensitive data, and launch ransomware attacks. Learn how attackers exploit gaps between identities and security systems within academia.

Ryan Witt, Resident CISO and Industry Solutions leader at Proofpoint, will share how the current threat landscape impacts cybersecurity strategy for academic institutions.


  • Learn why identity theft is such a big problem
  • Discover challenges and best practices to identify and protect vulnerable identities
  • Understand the importance of a people-centric approach to safeguarding academia


  • Mike Manrod

    Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Grand Canyon University

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    9 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Transcript

    217 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024

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