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Financial Offices in Higher Ed: Are YOU an Easy Target?

Partner Webcast | December 7, 2021 | 1–2pm ET

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Ransomware and cyberattacks on colleges and universities doubled between 2019 and 2020. These bad actors are getting more sophisticated, and these attacks can have significant impacts on colleges and universities both financially and in reputation. What makes higher education institutions such good targets for cyber criminals?
This partner webcast, presented by U.S. Bank Payment Solutions, will address this question and offer guidance on what to look for and how to avoid cyberattacks. Presenters will cover action items to take now to protect your organization, ways to increase cybersecurity for employees working from home, and steps to implement if compromising events happen within your organization. You’ll also learn about social engineering tactics that may be used to manipulate students and employees. Join this webcast to learn the anatomy of a ransomware attack, how cyber criminals might target your institution, and what you can do to stop them in their tracks.
This Partner Webcast is created by U.S. Bank Payment Solutions and offered free for all thanks to their generous support.

This webcast and webcast materials (the “webcast”) are provided for general informational purposes only. The views expressed in the webcast are those of the webcast sponsor and/or individual speakers and not NACUBO. NACUBO does not necessarily endorse any information, views, products, or services discussed in the webcast.

Technology Webcast

What You Will Learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. After participating in this program, you will be able to—

  • Explain how reconnaissance can be used with open-source intelligence
  • List actionable steps to implement if data breaches occur within your organization
  • Outline some mitigation techniques to decrease the likelihood of compromise

Who Should Attend

  • Board of Trustees
  • Bursars
  • Compliance PCI and Merchant Services
  • Comptrollers
  • Electronic Payment Coordinator
  • IT Directors/Coordinators
  • Presidents/Provosts

Meet The Presenters

  • Marlen Prato, head of enterprise sales, public sector, U.S. Bank and Elavon
  • Jacqueline Sullivan, vice president for security operations coordination, U.S. Bank's Information Security Organization

CPE Information

Estimated 1 CPE Credit

CPE Category: Technology (each person must register individually to earn credit)

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website

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