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IT security training event Oct. 5

Registration is now open for the October IT Security Training Event 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in the K-State Student Union. This free, full-day event is open to K-State faculty/staff and students, as well as IT professionals from other Regents’ institutions.

Like past events, this year’s training will include general sessions covering topics relevant to everyone, plus breakout sessions for more-technical and less-technical audiences. Topics include:

  • Security Incidents at K-State
  • Traveling Safely
  • Digital Certificates Primer
  • The Human Factors of Information Assurance
  • Securing Mobile Devices
  • Wireless Security
  • Firewall Security

Harvard Townsend, K-State’s chief information security officer, will provide the morning keynote. In the last session of the day, he will also moderate a panel discussion between IT staff and general computer users over what drives each group nuts about the other — and how the two can gain a mutual understanding and work together toward a common goal. You won’t want to miss it!

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