Tuesday Midday Learning Opps

Cybersecurity and University Leadership: All Hands on Deck; IT is Part of the Solution

  • Tuesday, July 16
  • 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 16
  • SK


Gus Anagnos

Chief Information Security Officer

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Robert Belk

West Region Cybersecurity Leader

Ernst & Young

John Caruthers

Supervisory Special Agent

Federal Bureau of Investigation

San Diego, California


Managing cybersecurity risk is not just an IT issue. Rather, it is a business issue that requires collaboration across the entire organization—particularly at senior levels—because of the unique challenges that universities face. An FBI senior director and other panelists will provide a snapshot of today’s cybersecurity threats, as well as actionable recommendations on how colleges and universities can protect themselves and maintain their competitive advantage. </p><p>

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the cyber threats colleges and universities face
  • Identify higher education’s unique vulnerabilities and risks
  • Develop actionable strategies to protect your institution