As we ponder how we can practice the art of continuous improvement, the concept of Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation is a significant game changer for UW–Madison. Continue Reading Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation: Lather, Rinse, Repeat
THE CISO’S PERSPECTIVE: Elevating our cybersecurity program to what the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework calls adaptive. Continue Reading New Year’s Resolutions
This CISO’s Perspective blog is adapted from an article published in CIO Review online. Here at UW-Madison, we are constantly reminded of the increasing threat to information, systems and data. Every day there is a… Continue Reading The CISO’s Perspective – The next step – making the Cybersecurity Program a Success!
Compliance Processes panel event on October 24, Union South You may need to comply with federal regulations if you work in areas that are impacted by these categories: Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) General Data Protection… Continue Reading Manage sensitive data? Attend this campus event on October 24
As far back as the Confirmation classes I took when I was in middle school (which I remember being called Junior High School), I’ve always thought of the first five books of the Bible as setting the baseline for how people should act. Our pastors and teachers called these books The Pentateuch… Continue Reading The Pentateuch (well, sort of)…
What is multi-factor authentication or MFA? It adds an additional step to your NetID login process. Continue Reading How the new NetID login security helps
As a general rule, fear, uncertainty and doubt (known as FUD in cybersecurity circles) are discouraged as an effective method of influencing audiences. Is there ever a situation where FUD is useful? Sam Curry is… Continue Reading Moving beyond FUD, Part II
The CISO’s Perspective 2018 – June At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we know the higher education and research communities are, in practice and by necessity, an open and collaborative society driven by the need to… Continue Reading Moving beyond FUD, Part I
We’ve been very busy in the Office of Cybersecurity. But now I can get back to sharing my thoughts on an important topic — multi-factor authentication. Continue Reading How many padlocks do we need on our data?
Social engineering attacks are on the rise in higher education. In 2017, Canada’s CBC News reported that MacEwan University in Edmonton was defrauded of $11.8 million after a staff member fell victim to a phishing… Continue Reading Social engineering attacks on the rise in higher education