Institutions and publishers have always collaborated on ways to ensure researchers, students and faculty have access to critical research information in efficient and secure ways. The proliferation of online resources for learning,research and basic operations has also meant a proliferation in cyber attacks targeting institutions, publishers and other service providers. Fighting cyber attacks is not a task any one entity can do alone.The purpose of this security summit is to discuss security threats tothe research ecosystem with the aim to engender closer collaboration between publishers and academics in dealing with threats.
Topics covered in this half-day summit include:•A university Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) purview of security threats& opportunities for collaboration in combating them; Library patron security and why it’s important; How federated authentication helps with security; The threat presented by Sci-Hub and other state-sponsored or individual bad actors; Foreign interference.
Speakers: Corey Roach, CISO, University of Utah, Crane Hassold, Sr. Director of Threat Research, Agari Data, Linda van Keuren, Assistant Dean for Resources and Access Management, Dahlgren Memorial Library at Georgetown University Medical Center, Joseph V. DeMarco, Partner, DeVore & DeMarco LLP and Tim Lloyd, CEO, LibLynx
For full details https://www.snsi.info/news-and-events/cybersecurity-landscape/