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In this episode of The Gate 15 Interview, Andy Jabbour talks with Kim Milford, the Executive Director of the Research and Education Network Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) which is focused on aiding and promoting operational protection and response within the research and higher education (R&E) communities. In this podcast we discuss:
• REN-ISAC, higher education and critical infrastructure
• The higher education threat landscape
• REN-ISAC Blended Threat Workshops
• Higher ed security coordination
• COVID-19 lessons learned
• Emerging concerns for higher ed and critical infrastructure
• And more!
Kim Milford serves as Executive Director of the REN-ISAC, working with research and education institutions, partners, and sponsors to provide services and information that allow member institutions to better defend technical environments from cyberthreats. Ms. Milford oversees administration and operations for the REN-ISAC. Ms. Milford served in several roles leading strategic IT initiatives since 2007 at Indiana University. Read more. Twitter
REN-ISAC: “The Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) serves over 650 member institutions within the higher education and research community by promoting cybersecurity operational protections and response. REN-ISAC member institutions benefit from Security Event System (SES) threat intelligence and other automated data collection and sharing tools to enable informed decisions about threats and events, as well as peer assessment services to improve the institution’s overall security posture.” Read more. Twitter.
Find out more about REN-ISAC, and access some of the items mentioned in our discussion below:
REN-ISAC: Higher Education Enterprise Risk Management Leadership, 06 March 2018
Security Spotlight: An Interview with REN-ISAC Executive Director, Kim Milford, 11 Jun 2018
2019 REN-ISAC Blended Threats Workshops: Read 2019 Report & Read 2019 Report Brief
2018 REN-ISAC Blended Threats Workshops: 2018 Final Findings Report & 2018 Final Findings Report Brief
BT workshop pages, reports.
Gate 15: Webinar Recording: Getting Started Now: Pandemic Preparedness After-Action Reports, 17 April 2020
Gate 15: Pandemic Preparedness: Start Your After-Action Report & Improvement Planning (NOW) 26 May 2020
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