Illinois Tech College of Computing – Speaker Series

Date: Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12:45 pm -1:45 pm

Title: The Higher Education Cyber Threat Landscape – What is at stake?
A Panel Discussion with Cybersecurity Leaders in Higher Education


  • Winning President and Executive support for cybersecurity
  • Faculty and staff as cybersecurity champions
  • Ransomware attacks
  • Data breaches
  • Cyber-attacks
  • Social engineering
  • Phishing attacks
  • Cyber aggression
  • Regulations
  • How to Protect the Campuses


  • Louis McHugh – Director, Cyber-Tech Security and Adjunct Industry Professor, Information Technology and Management, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Les McCollum – Executive, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Jacob D Furst – DePaul University – Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), DePaul University
  • Moderator – Ray Trygstad, Associate Chair and Industry Professor, Department of Information Technology and Management and Interim Associate Director, Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education, Illinois Institute of Technology


In-person: Stuart Building Auditorium, 10 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616
Online via Zoom: Advance registration required



Oct 29 2021


12:45 pm - 1:45 pm


Stuart Building Auditorium
10 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616