2020 ASU Partner to Protect Arizona Unconference
7 Vital Themes
Engage in discussions and strategic planning activities through the lens of 7 vital themes surfaced during ASU’s October 2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Month events. Initial discussions resulted in the formulation of actionable points of entry for the 2020 Unconference:
1. Community-Building + Strategic Partnerships
How do we foster an open-sharing culture where oft-separate entities forge meaningful relationships, with regular touchpoints, in an increasingly digital world?
How can we best build third-party security partnerships around effective access management and identity management?
2. Career Pipeline Development
How do we help businesses better understand cybersecurity so we can partner on pipelines across all industries?
How can we better connect formal education and the workforce, engaging educators every step of the way?
What curriculum needs to be developed?
3. Equity + Inclusion in Cybersecurity
How can we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion in the cybersecurity field?
How can we make high-quality cybersecurity education and training more accessible to all?
4. Ongoing Education + Training
What kinds of professional development opportunities for leaders and practitioners are needed to constantly advance the field?
5. Research + Grants
What kinds of research are needed to advance innovative approaches in the field?
What upcoming grants or joint research initiatives can we collaborate on?
6. Shifting Public Perceptions + Welcoming the Next Gen
What are the common myths about cybersecurity and cybersecurity careers and how can we dispel them?
How do we bolster student interest in cybersecurity and better engage those interested?
How do we devise communications and opportunities that span generations?
7. Threat Intelligence Governance + Automation
What are evidence-based practices/methods for tracking and automation of provisioning, and how can we establish centralized databases to support the field?
How can we foster a Hacker Mindset to be more proactive?
|8:00 AM - 8:45 AM||Registration Check-in & Breakfast|
|8:45 AM - 9:00 AM||Welcome from Partner to Protect leaders|
|9:00 AM- 10:00 AM||Student Panel|
|10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||7 Themes Lightning Pitches|
|11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||7 Themes Working Sessions|
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||Lunch|
|1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||7 Themes Working Sessions Sessions Continued|
|3:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Town Hall / Committing to Action|