Intro to Cybersecurity Peer Assessments for Higher Ed

with Susan Coleman Snyder, REN-ISAC, Peer Assessment Service Program Manager

Wednesday, July 13
Noon ET



What is a REN-ISAC peer assessment? What makes it different from other types of assessments? And how can it help my organization’s security standing? Susan Coleman Snyder, Manager of the REN-ISAC Cybersecurity Peer Assessment Services Program, answers those questions and more in “Intro to Cybersecurity Peer Assessments for Higher Ed.” 

The REN-ISAC peer assessment process starts with expert assessors who have real-world experience working in higher education information security. Through their objective evaluation and actionable recommendations, you and your institution can strengthen internal safeguards and mitigate possible risk. Join us for this webinar to learn more about how REN-ISAC Cybersecurity Peer Assessment services can improve your organization’s security posture. 

Speaker: Susan Coleman Snyder, REN-ISAC, Peer Assessment Service Program Manager

Susan joined REN-ISAC in 2017 in the role of SANS Program Coordinator and assumed the position of Peer Assessment Program Manager/Lead Security Analyst in March 2018. Having worked in higher education since 2006, Susan joined University Information Technology Services at Indiana University in 2009 starting in IT Communications and later serving in IT Community Partnerships. She served as member of HEISC Security Assessments Working Group, as well as the National Council of ISAC’s Marketing Committee. She is certified in GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership, GIAC Security Leadership and is a GIAC Certified Project Manager. Susan was instrumental in the planning and implementation of REN-ISAC’s Peer Assessment Service and continues her responsibilities in this area through contract management, engagement planning, and assessor training.

Susan holds a Master of Science degree from the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University and is pursuing a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Risk Management from her alma mater.

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This recording is open to the public, as well as designated representatives of REN-ISAC member institutions. Information is classified TLP:WHITE.