Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

Events


Information Security Briefings

Members of the UW community share the responsibility to safeguard personal and UW data.

In support, the Office of the CISO hosts a series of monthly briefings intended to share information, provide education, and stimulate conversation on a wide range of topics.

Contact ciso@uw.edu with “subscribe” in the subject line to be added to the list for monthly notifications. (UW staff, faculty, and students only, please)

Monthly Briefing Dates

January-December 2019
2nd Thursday of each month
1:00-2:00
Location: Usually Odegaard 220
Exception:
July 11, 2019 location is TBD

Dates:

  • June 13
  • July 11 (location TBD)
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December 12

 

Past Events


Cybersecurity Awareness Month Schedule

All members of the UW community are welcome.
Registration required.
To register, email ciso@uw.edu with the event date in the subject line



Tuesday, 10/16

Time: 1:00-3:15
Location: UW Tower Auditorium

Two Presenters:

Topic: Hacking .Edu: Sophisticated Adversaries vs. the Dorm Wi-Fi
Presenter: Jason Kichen, Director, Security Operations and Research, Versive

Description: University network defenders are facing off against sophisticated adversaries, from organized criminal elements to nation-state actors. These networks are a rich and complex target environment, and Jason will share why some of the most advanced cyber actors on the planet target these networks and what they do with them.

Intended audience: Members of the UW community, particularly IT staff

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Topic: Understanding Today’s Threatscape to Determine Tomorrow’s Defenses
Presenter: Chester Wisniewski, Principal Research Scientist, Sophos
Description:
In the battle to protect information from theft and misuse, criminals don’t allow grass to grow under their feet. Chester will share his views from the CTO’s Office at Sophos as to the most monumental shifts in the threat landscape and strategies that Sophos is undertaking to combat them. He will also provide ideas on how policy can evolve to work in conjunction with technology to provide a layered defense, only this time the layers required include bits, bytes and behavior.

Intended audience: Members of the UW community, particularly IT staff

To register, email ciso@uw.edu with the event date in the subject line.