A Chief Information Security Officer Discusses Cybersecurity and Identity and Access Management
West Virginia University’s CISO Alex Jalso shares thoughts on information security and identity management in higher education. Tambellini’s Katelyn Ilkani asks Jalso about his security philosophy and the steps he takes to keep WVU’s systems safe. Jalso describes the process of establishing a new identity and access management (IAM) system and shares lessons learned. Learn about WVU’s future IT plans, which include, among other things, a comprehensive cybersecurity assessment.
- Keeping systems secure by not being an easy target.
- Reinforcing security awareness and encouraging personnel to report suspicious activity.
- Meeting the challenges of increased and new compliance regulations.
- Differentiating between active and passive users to gain a better understanding of the lifecycle of the institution’s user identities.