Cybersecurity of our education system is an increasing concern amidst rapid transformation of the past year. While technology provides critical remote learning opportunities, IT infrastructures and budgets are overwhelmed, and some learning platforms and districts have been vulnerable to cyber incidents. Join experts at the 2020 Safe Schools Conference for the no-cost cybersecurity resources, the latest research and best practices schools and communities can use immediately. Don’t miss these featured sessions:
Diversity and Bias Strategies in the Virtual World
Explore the 2020 virtual world and how diversity and bias intersect with strategies that ensure cyber safety, during this keynote presentation.
Keynote presented by Benjamin F. Brooks, Senior Advisor, Cardinal Point Homeland Security Group, Jenkintown, Pa.
Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 9:45 a.m. Keynote presentation | Presenter Bio
Cyber Securing Schools and Children on the Ground and in a Virtual
This workshop will discuss recent cybersecurity threats amongst virtual learning platforms as well as risks and vulnerabilities within IT infrastructure. It will also provide participants with cybersecurity best practices and resources.
Presented by Christine Pierce, Cyber Defense Branch Chief and Jeremy Marroncelli, Cyber Defense Deputy Branch Chief, Pennsylvania National Guard, Annville, Pa.
Wednesday, Dec. 9 | 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.| Session Info | Presenter Bios
Certainty and Security: Can These Exist in the Education-Cyber Domain? What Education and Safety Officials Must Know to Keep Schools Safe
The rapid transformation of the digital landscape during the past year exacerbated feelings of uncertainty and demonstrated significant challenges to school communities. Goldenberg will discuss the intersection of technology, education and security in the context of the new normal.
Presented by Paul Goldenberg, Chairman and President, Cardinal Point Strategies, Jenkintown, Pa.
Wednesday, Dec. 9 | 1:15-2:45 p.m. | Session Info | Presenter Bio
No-Cost Resources for Building Operational Resilience Against the Cyber Threats of Today
This presentation will be on the newly established Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its mission to safeguard and secure the nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure.
Presented by Ben Gilbert, Cybersecurity Advisor, Region III, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Philadelphia, Pa.
Thursday, Dec. 10 | 9:30-10:45 a.m. | Session Info | Presenter Bio
REGISTER Reminder, register before November 30 for savings!
Presented by the Center for Safe Schools with generous support from the Highmark Foundation.