Forcing the Million Dollar Answer: What is Our University’s Cybersecurity Priority? | UBTech Conference

Forcing the Million Dollar Answer: What is Our University’s Cybersecurity Priority?

Does your IT department end up guessing what their security priorities are? Has anyone done an information or system valuation based on sensitivity or operational criticality? Before a security catastrophe strikes and fingers start pointing at the IT department, create a cybersecurity strategy and get university leadership ownership regarding information/system security valuation. Having concurrence on what defines university “sensitive” data and “critical” systems will provide IT security a roadmap that can aid with increased resource allocation and justifiable budget requests. Takeaways include:

  • How to tie university strategic goals to specific IT security actions
  • Options on how to secure identified sensitive data and critical systems
  • How to use a defined cyber security strategy to gain university leadership support for required security assets and resources

Session Details

Speaker(s): 

Institution: 

Sylint Group, Inc.

Focus: 

  • Cybersecurity / Campus IT

Session Type: 

Break-out

Session Format: 

Regular session

Conference Year: 

  • 2017