Hardening the Education IT Environment: A Security Root of Trust

Presented by

John Skinner, Director of Secure Enterprise and Cloud Initiative, Intel Americas Inc.

About this talk

K-12 schools, colleges, students and administrators are facing an increasing number of complex cyber-security threats, which can lead to negative educational, financial and legal outcomes. Education IT professionals must deliver greater security without compromising learning, instruction and collaboration and without exceeding limited budgets. This technical webinar will help IT professionals in the education sector learn how to implement secure learning and collaboration, by utilizing "Trusted Hardware" in data center servers, in the cloud and in client devices; specifically, how to create a secure "Root of Trust" across the entire education computing In this webinar you will learn: - Which types of security-enhanced hardware are already in the field - in the classroom, in the homes and backpacks of students, and in the offices and data centers of administrators - How activating these untapped security capabilities through utilization of specific, complementary software components, can reduce a wide variety of risks and costs related to both data security and IT asset security and recovery - How hardware policies and software components can work together to reduce risk - What Intel's recent merger with McAfee means for your network security

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