Information Security Management: What’s It All About?

We are inundated with high-tech security solutions in the form of hardware appliances, software solutions, monitoring services, and myriad other tools. An effective information security program certainly must have the right technology in place, yet the foundation of a successful program is always built upon solid risk management, communication, and organization. This session will focus on those higher-level, less technical, foundational elements of a successful information security program.

Presenter Bio

Rod Russeau is a servant leader with a passion for learning, technology, and information security. He has served as Director of Technology & Information Services at Community High School District 99 for over 24 years. Rod earned his Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) designation in 2016. Rod has a passion for information security, earning two highly sought after certifications in 2020: The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designations. Rod was also selected in 2020 as the Chairperson for the CoSN Cybersecurity Initiative. The purpose of the CoSN Cybersecurity Initiative is to develop usable guidance, tools, and supports to assist school districts across North America in developing their cybersecurity programs. Rod began his technology career in 1977, designing, programming, and supporting student & financial information systems for hundreds of school districts across the country. Rod is an avid musician and photographer. Rod is the proud father of two amazing adult sons.

January 13 @ 09:00
9:00 am — 9:50 am (50′)

Rod Russeau