Enhancing Your K-12 Cybersecurity Risk Management Program: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Join the K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX) – a new national non-profit dedicated solely to helping protect public and private K-12 schools from cybersecurity threats – for a free morning of virtual professional development. The event will cover critical cybersecurity controls all K-12 organizations should consider putting into place to guard against new and emerging threats arrayed against the education sector.
April 29, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
REGISTER HERE for the complimentary morning of learning.Sessions will include:
This session features a moderated discussion on the pressing security practices and controls that every K-12 organization should strive to be implementing, at minimum. Moderated by Doug Levin of K12 SIX, with:
April Mardock, CISSP, Chief Information Security Officer and Operations Manager, Seattle (WA) Public Schools
David Mendez, Information Security Lead and Technical Project Manager, Technology & Data Services, Region 10 (TX) Education Service Center
Dr. Travis Paakki, Senior Director, Office of Technology and Information Services, Portland (OR) Public Schools
Allison Walker, CISSP, Executive Director, Cyber Security and Information Technology Risk Management, Cleveland (OH) Metropolitan School District
This session provides an overview of recent research and analyses of school cybersecurity incidents, based on data from the K-12 Cyber Incident Map.
Doug Levin, National Director, K12 SIX
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework identifies cyber threat information sharing as one of the best means of defense against malicious actors. This session will provide an overview of what threat information is and how it can be used to help secure your school district, specifically through the processes and procedures facilitated by K12 SIX.
Mark Orsi, President, K12 SIX and Global Resilience Federation
Eric Lankford, Regional Director, K12 SIX
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