Past Awareness Events

October 26, 2022: Cyber Security Town Hall.

A meeting held where each team to give a short discussion of the services we provide such as: a general OIS overview, GRC Support, IAM functions, what the SOC does, and Endpoint support. It also concluded with a high-level overview of threats we see as well as questions from the community.


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October 18, 2022: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Keynote Panel.

Want to learn more about Cybersecurity Trends and Issues from the perspective of a large Federal Agency and from key industry leaders?  OSU hosted a Cybersecurity Panel discussion in honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, followed by a short Q&A session.

Panelists included:

Ken Bible, Chief Information Security Officer, US Department of Homeland Security
Brian Gancherov, Senior Technical Specialist, Software and Digital Platforms (Security, Compliance and Identity), Microsoft
Mark Butscher, Systems Engineer, Mandiant

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May 20, 2022: FYI Friday – Go Phish: How to spot email scams.

Phishing is one of the easiest ways for cybercriminals to use email to solicit your personal information - by sending urgent, high-pressure, or 'too good to be true’ offers - and posing as a trustworthy person or organization. Join us to learn more about how to spot a phish, and what to do about it. All OSU employees and students are welcome to attend. 

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November 2, 2021: Office of Information Security Town Hall.

The Office of Information Security team explains what the mission of OIS is, and the different ways in which the office pursues their goals regarding cybersecurity. The OIS team also introduces themselves and explains what their roles and responsibilities are within the university. 

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October 28, 2021: Cyber Trends: Social Media, Information, and the Security of the Nation.

LtGen Lori Reynolds, USMC (retired) gave an informative lecture covering the impact social media has on national security. LtGen Reynolds has experience at the national level as the senior cyber leader in the Marine Corps and is a thought leader in information and influence. 

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October 25, 2021: Information Security Symposium: Cybersecurity in Academia and the Private Sector.

Oregon State's Information Security Officer, David McMorries, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Drew Simonis, discuss their expertise regarding cybersecurity in their respective field.

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