Tag: Helen Patton
On March 31, our Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton will be a featured speaker at Attorney General Mike DeWine’s CyberOhio Business Summit. Helen’s session is entitled, “Security Frameworks: How to Use Them to Improve Business Outcomes.” It will cover common cybersecurity frameworks, with practical details including:
Chief Information Security Officer, Helen Patton, recently took part in the “Gender and Diversity in Information Security” panel at Internet2’s 2016 Technology Exchange. As part of this panel, she shared information about the gender gap in STEM careers in the United States, and in particular, the lack of female representation in information security roles.
Internet2 is a collaborative group of researchers and educational institutions, brought together to find innovative solutions to technology challenges, including the lack of diversity in technology careers.
Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton sums up the year 2016 on blog site Medium. She discusses the challenges of keeping up with security and privacy regulations, handling theft of intellectual property and dealing with the recent increase in full-blown cyberattacks.
You are cordially invited to attend our fourth annual Cyber Security Day event at the Ohio Union on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Again this year, the event begins with the keynote, the "Security Year in Review," presented by Helen Patton, Chief Information Security Officer of The Ohio State University.
New this year, we are providing opportunities for peer networking and partnership formation, and allowing for more audience interaction, by offering guided discussions we are calling “Birds of a Feather” sessions (BOFs).
One of the benefits of higher education is the collaborative nature of our institutions. We collectively appreciate being able to learn from each other and leverage common experiences. Ohio State frequently receives inquiries from others in higher ed with regard to how we are managing our information and IT security.
Enterprise Security has been rolling out new, streamlined security measures to kick off FY15. You may have already seen the change to the university’s password policy, allowing all users to keep their passwords twice as long—now for 180 days!
Continuing to improve security for the university, Enterprise Security is implementing a new Information Security Standard as well as an updated Institutional Data Policy that includes new data classification matrices.