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AGA 2023 Professional Development Training: Session: W116: Why Worry about Cybersecurity in Education?

calendar icon July 26, 2023

Join AGA for Professional Development Training (PDT) this July and gain valuable insights from leading government financial management professionals and industry experts. With over 3,000 attendees, PDT offers three and a half days of educational sessions designed to equip federal, state and local government, and private sector financial professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to enhance leadership, improve performance in cost-constrained environments, and address shared challenges using best practices.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your professional development and network with peers from across the industry.

AGA PDT 2023 – W116: Why Worry about Cybersecurity in Education?

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

The education sector can be one of the most challenging and high-risk areas for cybersecurity professionals. Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations are stringent; and they are complicated by the involvement of guardians. Educational organizations often have to focus their limited funding on staff salaries, although the harmful effects of cyberattacks against children are severe. Even unsuccessful attacks on children can harm them and bring extreme reputational damage to an organization. Know what you need to know!


David (Brook) Conner, CISSP | Director, Cherry Bekaert