Securing a UK University During the Pandemic

At the start of the pandemic, as organisations across the globe wrestled with the move to remote working, Universities moved further into the spotlight of cyber criminals, motivated by financial gain or COVID-19 vaccine research.

The University of Salford knew it had some gaps in it’s defences and needed to move quickly before it was too late. In this session, Mark Wantling covers the steps taken to raise awareness of the risk at board level and the steps taken to significantly reduce the risk. Mark shares a candid review of the scale of the challenge the University faced and how Tanium helped increase visibility, reduce admin overhead ultimately reduce the risk.

Additional details:

Session Tag
Client Management, Risk & Compliance Management
Session Type
In-Person, Breakout
Modules
Asset, Comply, Performance, Trends
Difficulty
Beginner, Beginner-Intermediate, Intermediate, Intermediate-Advanced, Advanced, Expert
Focus
Security
Industry
Media & Internet, Media & Telecommunications