- When: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Wednesday, June 17, 2015
- Where: Room 104, Kirby Hall of Civil Rights
- Ellen Yu Borkowski, Chief Information Officer, Union College
- Justin Sipher, Vice President of Library and Information Technology at St. Lawrence University
- Param Bedi, Vice President for Library and Information Technology at Bucknell University
- Eric Smith, Chief Information Security Officer, Bucknell University, Franklin & Marshall College, and Susquehanna University
Panelists will compare and contrast two collaborative approaches to reducing information security risk at smaller institutions, where resources may not exist to hire an individual. Three institutions jointly hired a CISO, and a consortium of six institutions worked together to contract with an information security company to provide ISO services.
About the Presenters
Ellen Yu Borkowski is the Chief Information Officer at Union College where she oversees Information Technology Services, which includes all academic and administrative computing functions, networking, and telecommunications.
Justin Sipher is the Vice President of Library and Information Technology at St. Lawrence University. Justin is bringing together the Libraries and Information Technology departments in effective and efficient ways that align with the evolving needs of the St. Lawrence students, faculty, and staff.
Param Bedi is the Vice President for Library and Information Technology at Bucknell University. Param is the chief strategist and visionary for comprehensive library/information technology planning and implementation, in support of the University’s mission. He provides leadership in creating an environment that energizes and extends library and technology support for the learning, teaching, scholarly, and administrative needs of students, faculty, and staff.
Eric Smith serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a higher ed consortium with membership consisting of Bucknell University, Franklin & Marshall College and Susquehanna University. With nearly 20 years of experience in systems administration, network engineering, and information security, Eric provides both strategic and tactical leadership to the consortium.”