Tuesday Mid-day Learning Opps

Cyber Security: Today’s Threats and Mitigations

  • Tuesday, August 01
  • 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 102C
  • IT


Jessica Dore

Principal, Technology Risk Management


Saginaw, Michigan

Gavin Leach

Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan


Higher education institutions are no stranger to cybersecurity attacks. As computers become more abundant throughout society, the security of network and information systems is a growing concern. At the same time, accessibility to technologies and the methods to commit cybercrime have expanded as infrastructure increasingly relies on computers and information technologies. This interactive session will focus on the latest cybersecurity threats and techniques, including how to safeguard educational institutions from data breaches and other risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the top technology risks and threats within higher education today.
  • Identify types of controls to ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of information.
  • Understand the potentially damaging impact of security breaches.