Webinar: Getting started with NIST 800-171 compliance in Higher Education

April 22nd | 1 PM ET

Colleges and universities that work on Department of Defense contracts know they need to get started with CMMC compliance. But the NIST standards will soon impact Federal Student Aid (FSA) as well.
What should higher education do to prepare for these upcoming cybersecurity requirements?
Join us for a webinar where we will bring together cybersecurity experts in higher education to:

  • Clarify the NIST and FSA implementation timeline
  • Provide insight on what is required for the protection of CUI
  • Explain how to get started with the NIST requirements for CMMC and FSA

About the Panelists

Brian Kelly

Title: Director of the Cybersecurity Program @ EDUCAUSE

About: Brian Kelly is currently the Director of the Cybersecurity Program at EDUCAUSE. He’s participated on the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) since 2009, serving on the Awareness and Training working group before joining the Security Professionals Conference Program Committee in 2015. Brian was previously the CISO at Quinnipiac University. His career in information security began with the United States Air Force in 1993. Brian holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree from Norwich University.

Harry Hoffman

Title: Associate VP and CISO at Northeastern University

About: Harry Hoffman is the Associate VP and CISO at Northeastern University. Harry leads the University’s global information security and privacy programs. His team focuses on security architecture, engineering, operations, risk and compliance, and awareness and training. Harry has over 20 years of experience focused in information security. Prior to coming to Northeastern Harry helped develop the information security programs at Harvard, MIT, UPenn, and Drexel university.

Sanjeev Verma

Title: Co-founder & Chairman, PreVeil

About: Sanjeev is a technology entrepreneur with a track record of building successful businesses. In 2000 he co-founded Airvana, which developed mobile wireless infrastructure used by leading mobile operators such as Verizon and Sprint to deliver high speed 3G data services. Airvana grew to be the world’s second largest supplier of CDMA 3G mobile data infrastructure and the world’s largest supplier of small cells.  
Sanjeev is also a member of the board of directors of Citizens School, an education non profit. He earned a BS in EE from the Delhi College of Engineering, an MS in EE from University of Rhode Island and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.