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About the Conference

This year's Security Professionals Conference, “No Boundaries: Security in an Open World,” held in St. Louis and online, explored the inevitable changes to cybersecurity architecture and drivers, as well as the solutions being developed or deployed to address the multitude of security and privacy challenges.

More than 400 people participated in St. Louis and 43 institutions participated online representing nearly 200 individuals. 

The conference was held at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (one South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102) and online. 


General Sessions: (to watch video recordings, click on the session title and then on the video tab)

Private Webcasts: View the complete list of webcasts available to face-to-face participants. You must be logged in and registered to view these pages. If you're an online participant, please write to for access to all online conference recordings.

EDUCAUSE Mentoring Program: Members of the Professional Development Mentoring Team and face-to-face attendees were matched up in St. Louis to discuss the role of the higher education chief information security officer. Learn more >


Three Conferences, One Location

The shared location and joint reception for this conference, the Enterprise IT Leadership Conference, and the ACTI Annual Meeting provided a unique opportunity for IT leaders to discuss enterprise security and infrastructure issues. 

Who Participated in 2013

Nearly 420 higher education security professionals attended the conference. See the face-to-face and online participant lists (login and registration required) and view downloadable PDF registration lists for the 2013 face-to-face and online meetings by:




Proceedings Information

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Thank You

The Security Professionals Conference is informed, planned, and organized by community volunteers who are passionate and experienced in the selected theme.

Thank you to the Security Professionals 2013 Program Committee.

Contact Information

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Brought to You By

This conference is brought to you by the EDUCAUSE and Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) and the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC).

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