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Making Cyber Security Personal

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Published July 6, 2021
Presented by Michael Hites, Southern Methodist University | George Finney, Southern Methodist University

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When the pandemic forced thousands of faculty and staff to suddenly work remotely last year, colleges and universities faced increased cyber security risk as people used their home computers and other devices. Higher education IT experts Michael Hites, CIO, and George Finney, Chief Security Officer, at Southern Methodist University, address the risk of data loss and planning for continuous business operations when working remotely. This interview illuminates the steps their institution quickly took to help their faculty and staff work more securely and make cybersecurity a habit. Finney is the author of Well Aware: Master the Nine Cybersecurity Habits to Protect Your Future.

Presenters:

Michael Hites


Chief Information Officer
Southern Methodist University

George Finney


Chief Security Officer
Southern Methodist University

Recorded June 17, 2021.

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