Wednesday, January 17 | 2:00PM–3:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | The Cybersecurity and Privacy Workforce in Higher Education

This webinar will highlight key findings from a recent EDUCAUSE survey focused on higher education cybersecurity and privacy professionals. We will explore the current state of the cybersecurity and privacy workforce, including structure, size, and work role experiences, along with skills and workforce gaps facing cybersecurity and privacy now and in the future.

EDUCAUSE researchers and cybersecurity leaders will highlight the most notable aspects of the data along with practical next steps for addressing the workforce issues facing their institutions.


  • Learn the findings released in the 2023 EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity and Privacy Workforce in Higher Education Report.
  • Learn about issues that impact higher education cybersecurity and privacy services.
  • Learn about such cybersecurity and privacy professional work experiences as workload, flexible work options, and job satisfaction.
  • Learn about current and future training and development needs of cybersecurity and privacy professionals.
  • Discuss implications and next steps that institutions can take to foster a thriving cybersecurity and privacy workforce.

Additional Resources

3 Key Solutions to Higher Education Cybersecurity Workforce Challenges


  • Nicole Muscanell

    Researcher, EDUCAUSE
  • Adam Vedra

    CISO & Senior Consultant, Moran Technology Consulting

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    772 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/18/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/18/2024

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