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#CyberSecurED Webinar: Building a Cyber-Ready Campus

by NSC Blog | Aug 25, 2021 | Clearinghouse Academy, Clearinghouse News, K-12

Instilling Responsible Cyber Behaviors Among Registrars, Administration, Faculty and Students

Over the last year, higher education, K-12, and other organizations encountered major data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other cyber incidents.

We invite you to join the Clearinghouse and the following cybersecurity experts for a discussion on the growing cyberthreats facing educational institutions; how you can prepare for, respond to, and recover from a cyber incident; and the Clearinghouse’s commitment to student privacy and security.

Register today for our webinar titled, #CyberSecurED: Building a Cyber-Ready Campus,” on Thursday, September 23, at 12 pm ET.

Panelists include:

John Ramsey, Chief Information Security Officer, National Student Clearinghouse

John Ramsey is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the National Student Clearinghouse. He previously served as the CISO for the U.S. House of Representatives. He was selected as one of the top 100 CISOs globally for 2017, and only one of two government CISOs selected. Before the House, John has worked in the IT security field for over 25 years.

Brian Kelly, Director of the Cybersecurity Program, EDUCAUSE

He’s participated on the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) since 2009, serving on the Awareness and Training working group before joining the Security Professionals Conference Program Committee in 2015. He is also a member of the Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) community. Brian was previously the Chief Information Security Officer at Quinnipiac University.

Monty McGee, Associate Director, Cyber Readiness Institute

Before joining CRI, Monty led Booz Allen Hamilton’s expert team supporting the Department of Defense Chief Information Security Officer’s cybersecurity engagement with international allies and partners.

Joseph Potchanant, Director, Member Services and Support, Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC)

Before joining REN-ISAC, which serves over 650 member institutions within the higher education and research community by promoting cybersecurity operational protections and response, Joseph spent 15 years in various IT Support roles at Indiana University, including five years as the Assistant Manager for the University Information Technology Services Support Center, leading Tier 2 operations.

Moderator: Pepe Carerras, Vice President of Education Solutions, National Student Clearinghouse

Pepe is responsible for the strategic oversight and leadership of the Clearinghouse’s Business Development, Service Innovation Networks, Grants and Program Management, and Product Management Divisions.

Register today for our webinar, #CyberSecurED: Building a Cyber-Ready Campus, Thursday, September 23, 12 pm ET.

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