KINBERCON Archive 2017

KINBERCON 2017 Presentation Archive
Tues. April 3, 2017

Session 1 | 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.

The CISO as a Strategic Leader: Moving Information Security from Tactical to Strategic
Speaker(s): Don Welch, CISO, The Pennsylvania State University

How can the CISO change the thinking about information security from tactical information to strategic? Discover how tactical information security decisions contrast with strategic decisions and learn what competencies a CISO needs to be a strategic leader. [.pdf]

NSF Grant Awardee Panel
Speaker(s): Manish Parashar, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director Rutgers Discover Informatics Institute, Rutgers University; James Joshi, Professor, School ofInformation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh; Brian Stengel, IT Service Owner for Research, University of Pittsburgh; Wendy Huntoon, President and CEO, KINBER

This panel session will highlight recent NSF-funded cyberinfrastructure projects including the Virtual Data Collaboratory – A Regional Cyberinfrastructure for Collaborative Data Intensive Science, CICI Regional: SAC-PA: Towards Security Assured Cyberinfrastructure in Pennsylvania, CC*DNI CI Engineer, as well as a discussion of how KINBER supports these projects. [.ppt]

Digital Infrastructure for Smart Cities
Speaker(s): Jamie Sullivan, IOT Solutions, AT&T
The challenges for cities to get to “smart” are many and their resources are limited. This
session will discuss the benefits of digital infrastructure, what it is and what it is not and
why every city, big or small, should start to plan for it today. As well, how cities try to monetize their efforts and use non-traditional models to compete for citizens. [.pdf]

Welcome and Opening Keynote: KINBER 2020 [.pdf]
Speaker(s): Wendy Huntoon, President and CEO, KINBER

Session 2 | 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

CIO Leadership in a Time of Crisis
Speaker(s): Bill Balint, CIO, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

IT leaders can either drive business change or be forced to react, often in crisis, to changes simply thrust upon them. How can IT create and sustain great leaders in a time of both crisis and unparalleled opportunity? This will be a talk about where to start [.pdf]

The Future of Broadband, a National Perspective
Speaker(s): John Windhausen, Executive Director, Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB)
Hear an update on the impact of the Trump Administration and the new leadership at the FCC on national broadband policies and politics, including the future of E-rate, the Rural Healthcare program and the role of broadband in a new proposed infrastructure bill. [.pdf]
The PennREN Network: Past, Present and Future
Speaker(s): Michael Carey, Director of Operations, KINBER
Get a state of the network report on KINBER’s PennREN network along with updates and upcoming changes about how these enhancements will benefit your institution. [.pdf]
Securing Your Digital Workspace
Speaker(s): Paul Schlosser, Staff Systems Engineer,VMware
The digital workspace is the defining model for end-user computing in the mobile cloud era. It delivers anytime, anywhere access to any application on any device including desktops, smartphones and tablets, but how do you ensure security? [.pdf]

Session 3 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Trust and Identity at Internet2
Speaker(s): Kevin Morooney, Vice President, Trust and Identity Services, Internet2; John O’Keefe, Vice President and CIO, Lafayette College
Internet2’s trust and identity framework, including community-developed infrastructure services like InCommon and TIER, allows higher education institutions to offer amazing collaborative experience, run more efficient and secure IT operations, share improved administrative practices, and enable incredible discoveries. [.pdf]
Making Cybersecurity Easier: Enhance Security While Saving Time, Money, and Aggravation
Speaker(s): Tyron Ward, Account Manager, Cisco
Case studies and success stories will be presented, proving that you can save money
while investing in cybersecurity. [.pdf]
Converged Routing with MLPS for Better Performance
Speaker(s): Dan Hertzberg, System Engineer, Arista Networks
Be the first to learn about emerging technologies replacing common large scale
routers in high density large buffered switches to fulfill both routine and MPLS needs. [.pdf]
Cultivating Smart and Connected Communities
Speaker(s): Glenn Ricart, Founder and CTO, US Ignite; Brian Proffit, Sr. Director of Strategic Business Development, CTC Technology & Energy; Florence Hudson, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Internet2
Smart and connected community efforts are expanding across the nation along with the
increased funding opportunities that come with them. Applications and services coming out of the US Ignite program will be described, as well as examples of connected campuses, gigabit applications and upcoming funding opportunities. [F. Hudson .pdf] [B. Proffit .pdf] [G. Ricart .pdf]

Session 4 | 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Gigabit Last Mile
Speaker(s): Todd Tanner, EVP and Co-Founder, CONXX; Matthew, Musial, Sales Director, Siklu Communications; Bernie Vaysenberg, Region Director of Sales, Radwin
Learn how high demand users are leveraging new wireless technologies with “virtual fiber” to economically and swiftly solve last mile roadblocks and how mm wave technologies and best of breed microwave deployment offer gigabit speed connectivity. [.pdf]
PennREN NOC Roundtable
Speaker(s): Bill Fulk, Principal Network Engineer, GlobalNOC
The session will be an interactive discussion of the NOC’s services, providing an overview and answering questions about how the GlobalNOC supports KINBER’s
activities. [.ppt]
Promoting Diversity in IT
Speaker(s): Wendy Huntoon, President and CEO, KINBER; Florence Hudson, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Internet2; Celeste Schwartz, Vice President, Information Technology, Montgomery County Community College
Promoting diversity in IT provides not only a stronger pipeline in critical technology fields but a more expansive and representational approach to our IT workforce. This session will discuss several projects including the Women in IT Networking at SC
initiatives to expand the diversity of SCinet volunteer staff and provide professional development opportunities to highly qualified women in the field of networking. Also featured will be the Gender Diversity Initiative at Internet2, KINBER’s Diversity Scholarship, and other local and national efforts to promote inclusion and broader diversity in IT fields. [C. Stewart .ppt] [W. Huntoon .ppt] [F. Hudson .ppt]
Fundamentals of IPv6
Speaker(s): Brandon Ross, Chief Network Architect & CEO, Network Utility Force
To support the future business continuity, growth, and innovation, organizations must
transition to IPv6, the next generation protocol for defining how computers communicate over networks. IPv6 Fundamentals provides a thorough yet easy-to-
understand introduction to the new knowledge and skills network professionals need to deploy and manage IPv6 networks. [.pdf]

Session 5 | 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Social Network Design
Speaker(s): Peter Southwick, Manager Solution Architect, Integration Partners
Today’s secure network design does not embrace social networking forcing users to
bypass the secure designs. Network designs can be achieved that allow for social networking and security. This presentation presents such an approach. [.ppt]
The Northeast Michigan Fiber Consortium – A Last Mile strategy

Speaker(s): Mark Grunder, Owner, Great Lakes Networking

The consortium consists of over 60 organizations connected and working together

to build and promote opportunities for development and growth to support health and research, education, government and more. Come learn how we can replicate this “community build” model in PA! [.pdf]

Leveraging Your Network to Strengthen Your Security Capabilities

Speaker(s): Dave Signori, Senior Director Product Management, Infoblox

This presentation will take you through a case study model to reveal how to best leverage your existing network through network discovery (you can’t conta
in what you don’t know about), network automation for remediation and network
configuration compliance. [.pdf]

Session 6 | 3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Regional Network Panel: Creating Value Through Services and Support
Speaker(s): Sheri Prupis, Vice President for Academic Community Engagement, NJEdge.Net; Ann Zimmerman, Manager, OARnet Client Services; Darleene
Heath, Director, Community Education and Communications; MCNC;
Jennifer Oxenford; Director of Community Engagement, KINBER

This panel will feature several regional networks’ approaches to offering value addedstrategic services and support to their communities. [no slides]

Campus Awareness of Cybersecurity Threats and Online Privacy Issues
Speaker(s): Theresa McDevitt, Librarian, IUP; Paul Grieggs, IT Security Manager, IUP
College professors concerned with helping students increase awareness of cybersecurity
threats and best practices in preserving privacy are building instruction into classes across the curriculum. This session will share activities college faculty have used to share such vital information. [.pdf]
Change is Merely an Act of Survival when Dealing with Malware

Speaker(s): Bill Harmer, Strategist, Zscaler

This session will explore developments in malware, how threat actors have taken on a
business approach to creation, distribution, and management of their attack campaigns; then look into the future to explore strategies that have the potential to affect organizations and how they protect themselves. [.pdf]
Using Operational Intelligence to Improve IT Efficiency, Security and Reduce Cost in Higher Education
Speaker(s): Ashok Sankar, Director of Solutions, Splunk
Today’s educational institutions face challenges that place ever-increasing
demands on their technology infrastructure. Since most campuses adopt open network infrastructures, network abuse and security threats can start anywhere, driving the need for security teams to be proactive instead of reactive. Let us show
you how to get the most out of your technology investments. [.pdf]

Closing Keynote – Confronting the CyberThreat 
David J. Hickton, Founding Director, University of Pittsburg Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security  [.pdf]