A Chief Information Security Officer Discusses Cybersecurity and Identity and Access Management

Top of Mind Podcast: A CISO 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 […]

Fundamental Steps to Improve Cybersecurity in Higher Education

By now, most CIOs in a higher education context know that cybersecurity is important. Cybersecurity continues to top the list of EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT issues; in fact, 2019 marks the fourth year in a row that this topic is in the pole position. While the specifics have changed slightly—in 2019, for example, “Information Security […]

Consortium Model for Security with Fred Damiano

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018, Tambellini’s Katelyn Ilkani talks with Fred Damiano, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and CIO of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, about a consortium model for cybersecurity. Damiano discusses how Hobart and William Smith, along with five other institutions, made the strategic decision to jointly work on cybersecurity […]

5 Principles for Selecting Security Training Providers

Top of Mind: 5 Principles for Selecting Security Training Providers

It seems like everybody and their brother is offering security training nowadays: universities are spinning up new programs; technology product vendors are making courses available (both focused on their products and more generic options); industry associations are increasing training offerings (both online and at events); not to mention countless others who are all offering security […]

Leading a Cybersecurity Program within Higher Education with Mike Corn

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018 (NCSAM 2018), Tambellini’s Katelyn Ilkani talks with Mike Corn, Chief Information Security Officer of University of California San Diego and a Tambellini Group member, about leading cybersecurity efforts within higher education. This discussion covers the importance of security training for campus constituents and ways to deliver training, […]