This training is meant to provide your school with checklists, tools, and resources based around the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). We will examine the NIST CSF’s five main areas of Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover. To make your school more cybersecure, we will review 23 categories and 108 sub-categories.
Chris Wherley is the Network and Technology Services Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois (LTC). Prior to joining the LTC, Chris was the Director of Technology at an Illinois K-12 Public School District for 21 years and gained a broad knowledge of technologies such as G Suite, Chromebooks, iPads, networking, wireless, VOIP, servers, and virtualization. He also supported classroom teachers in their use of technology devices and applications. In his role at the LTC, Chris identifies and develops services and resources, provides technical and consultation support, and leads and facilitates professional learning events for Illinois Districts and Schools. Chris works out of the Sangamon/Menard Regional Office of Education #51 in Springfield, IL.