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EDUCAUSE LIVE! - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Engagement for Colleges and Universities
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Engagement for Colleges and Universities
Date: July 24, 2014
Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET (UTC-4); convert to your time zone
Host: Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor and CIO, North Carolina State University
Speakers: Lauren Kielsmeier, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Executive Director, Office for Academic Engagement
YuLin Bingle, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Director, Cyber Intelligence Analysis Division, Office of Intelligence and Analysis
Jenny Menna, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience Division
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is increasing its efforts to enhance cybersecurity awareness and network protection at colleges and universities in response to the recent wave of cyberattacks and data breaches. DHS will be providing a threat brief on the landscape of cyberthreats facing colleges and universities, as well as DHS resources, programs, and tools to help colleges and universities maintain secure networks and prevent cyberattacks. In coordination with our federal partners and the private sector, DHS responds to cyberincidents, provides technical assistance to owners and operators of critical infrastructure, and disseminates notifications regarding current and potential security threats and vulnerabilities. In addition, the U.S. Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate federal cybercrimes, including data breaches, cyberintrusions, and attacks.
- Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community Voluntary Program
- Security Awareness
- Security Risk Management
- Data Security
- Just in Time Research: Data Breaches in Higher Education, ECAR, May 2014
- Measuring the Effectiveness of Security Awareness Programs, ECAR, December 2013
- New Cyber Threats Put Higher Education in the Crosshairs, EDUCAUSE Live!, October 2010
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